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    Vowels

    The vowels are a, e, i, o, and u; I remember the rule that it was sometimes w and y, but a friend said it was only y. I remember learning in school that it was sometimes w and y as sounded in neighbor and weigh. What is the rule? What is an example of "w" as a vowel?

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    Re: Vowels

    Discussion of this here:

    W is a vowel


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    Re: Vowels

    Quote Originally Posted by Anglika View Post
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    W is a vowel


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    Thanks for the reference. I got a little mixed up when quoting the "i before e..." to remember my vowels. I was thinking of the "i before e, except after c or when sounded as in neighbor or weigh" rule.

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    Re: Vowels

    Quote Originally Posted by Anglika View Post
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    W is a vowel


    PS Welcome to the forum!
    I'm new to the forum; I posted a reply, but I don't see it here. Sorry if 2 responses show up later. Again, thanks for the reference. I got my rules mixed up. I was thinking of the spelling rule of "i before c, except after c..." Nothing to do with vowels.

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    Re: Vowels

    You say W is a vowel. Can you give me a few examples, please.

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