Spelling list: Words where ´y´ does not change

If you add ´ing´ or ´ish´ the ´y´ does not change. If there is a vowel before the ´y´, the ´y´ does not change.

translate:
frying I'm frying burgers for supper.
turkeys Lots of turkeys are eaten at Christmas. *
valleys Many river valleys were flooded in the storm.
boyish Her new dance partner has very boyish looks.
greyish British English spelling She is so ill her face is a greyish colour.
enjoys Lee enjoys the craft of wood carving.

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* This sentence was added by a Spellzone user.

Learn about these words in Unit 9. Suffixes: why we need to double letters, change them, or drop 'e'


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