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« on: August 07, 2017, 09:24:35 PM »
and sometimes wy.


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Re: a, e, i, o, u
« Reply #1 on: August 07, 2017, 09:31:52 PM »
and sometimes wy.


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wyrd, the root of weird, means "what must be"

vowels anagrams to wolves, as in wolves in sheeps clothing, they are a "gift" from the students of the phoenicians to "help" us pronounce words.

from pro: out, in public
and nuntius: messenger
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Re: a, e, i, o, u
« Reply #2 on: August 08, 2017, 07:47:40 PM »
http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/education/grammar/when-is-w-a-vowel

From the comments:  m old and the rule I learned long long ago was that W is a vowel in words like Know , show, Grow etc... where it acts like a silent E. I noticed that you didn't use any of these words in your examples. But since you did dismess the idea of G ever being a vowel when it does the same thing

Hmmm 'G' is a hidden vowel or at least one that is not really talked about.
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Re: a, e, i, o, u
« Reply #3 on: August 08, 2017, 07:52:06 PM »
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Re: a, e, i, o, u
« Reply #4 on: August 08, 2017, 08:12:44 PM »
http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/education/grammar/when-is-w-a-vowel

From the comments:  m old and the rule I learned long long ago was that W is a vowel in words like Know , show, Grow etc... where it acts like a silent E. I noticed that you didn't use any of these words in your examples. But since you did dismess the idea of G ever being a vowel when it does the same thing

Hmmm 'G' is a hidden vowel or at least one that is not really talked about.

Im far from an authority on linguistics but ive never seen g referenced as a vowel anywhere.


If you have please share
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Re: a, e, i, o, u
« Reply #5 on: August 08, 2017, 08:55:56 PM »
http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/education/grammar/when-is-w-a-vowel

From the comments:  m old and the rule I learned long long ago was that W is a vowel in words like Know , show, Grow etc... where it acts like a silent E. I noticed that you didn't use any of these words in your examples. But since you did dismess the idea of G ever being a vowel when it does the same thing

Hmmm 'G' is a hidden vowel or at least one that is not really talked about.

Im far from an authority on linguistics but ive never seen g referenced as a vowel anywhere.


If you have please share

Looking back at that poster's comment, he does not give any example.

I can think of a case for the word gnaw where g is like silent e.

interesting word hmmm
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Re: a, e, i, o, u
« Reply #6 on: August 08, 2017, 08:57:31 PM »
gnat, gnu, gnarled, gnash

oh yea "design"

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https://www.spellzone.com/word_lists/list.cfm?wordlist=342
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Re: a, e, i, o, u
« Reply #7 on: August 08, 2017, 09:14:06 PM »
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Re: a, e, i, o, u
« Reply #8 on: August 10, 2017, 09:04:42 AM »
the igh vowel combo is interesting

Light
Might
with a silent k even :Knight
Tight
Night
Flight
Plight
Sight

I think that linguists argue over these points of what makes a vowel.

Does anyone remember the spelling of the true name of creator that we do not have the pronunciation for?
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Re: a, e, i, o, u
« Reply #9 on: August 10, 2017, 10:46:08 AM »
the igh vowel combo is interesting

Light
Might
with a silent k even :Knight
Tight
Night
Flight
Plight
Sight

I think that linguists argue over these points of what makes a vowel.

Does anyone remember the spelling of the true name of creator that we do not have the pronunciation for?

I've seen it written "OIU, OIV, OIW, DIU, and DIW"....but this book also makes reference to a 10 letter name that only the Bards knew and were forbidden to share....

great stuff!!! what about when speaking the vowels, they each have their own pitch of some sort? with wy and g it completes to seven

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Re: a, e, i, o, u
« Reply #10 on: August 10, 2017, 09:38:46 PM »

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Re: a, e, i, o, u
« Reply #11 on: August 15, 2017, 01:25:09 AM »
Hard to believe but we missed the most obvious 'w' as a vowel word : Jew.

Vowel too is pretty obvious.
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