Spelling list: y in the middle

A few words spell the long /i/ sound with the letter y. Here are some of them.

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rhyme These words all rhyme: time, crime, chime.
style I'm going to alter my hair style.
type Many types of fish live in coral.
cycle I prefer to cycle to work rather than going by bus.
dynamic Beth has a very dynamic personality.
hyena The hyena feeds on dead animals.
hyphen A hyphen can be used to join two words: good-looking.
hydrogen Water is two parts hydrogen and one part oxygen. *
pylon The wires are strung along very tall pylons.
python A python kills its prey by crushing it.
typhoon Two ships were sunk in the typhoon.
tyrant The powerful leader was a tyrant.
analyze American English spelling Please analyze these figures for me.
paralyze American English spelling He is paralyzed from the waist down.
hygiene Good hygiene keeps germs away.
psychology My brother is studying psychology at college. *
psychiatry Psychiatry is the study and treatment of mental illness.

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Learn about these words in Unit 7. Long vowels e.g ee, ea or y? oa, o-e, or ow? u-e, ue, or ew?


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