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    • Join Date: Nov 2008
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    Question Words

    Dear Teacher,
    which is the longest english word with a single vowel. POLYPHONY is one with only the vowel 'O' used twice. Is their any other word longer than this. Please tell me also the longest word with a single vowel used only once.
    Thank you

    • Join Date: Jul 2007
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    Re: Words

    Yeah, but what about "Y". Isn't that a vowel too?
    Maybe I'm not with you on this.

    • Join Date: Nov 2007
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    Re: Words

    You can type.
    You can access this site, therefore, are Internet savvy, and therefore, know about browers and search engines.

    Lo - behold:
    a simple 'longest word single vowel' in Google gives:

    Fairly long words having but a single vowel
    Fairly long words having but a single vowel. (see addenda* for longer words with more vowels). These were found, in part, through use of the following ... - 4k - Cached - Similar
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    Amazing Posts: Longest Words
    The longest single syllable with a single vowel is STRENGTHS. The longest word with each vowel in reverse alphabetical order is SUBCONTINENTAL ...
    Amazing Posts: Longest Words - 100k - Cached - Similar pages

    What stops you?

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    Red face Re: Words

    Kewl David. Why didn't I think of that. The Omnipotent Google.

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