What is the preceding vowel of a silent e at the end of a word?
The vowel preceding the E at the end of the word is the vowel before the E. Usually the vowel that has the long vowel sound (says its name).
The vowel has a long sound. "It says its name" is what my son was taught. What about the word GONE?
No, the 'e' sound in the word the is not silent. It is normally pronounced as the indeterminate vowel sound known as the schwa. When it occurs before a vowel sound it is pronounced with a long 'e'. A silent 'e' is not pronounced at all. For example, the 'e' at the end of the word blame is silent: the last phoneme in the word is the 'm'. The 'e' in the could never be… Read More
I think the question needs rewording. In English, a consonant, vowel, consonant sequence creates a short vowel. Take my name: Sam to make the vowel long, we add the silent "e" to the end Sam becomes Same Silent "e" makes the preceding vowel say it's name To elongate a vowel differently we use the consonants r and w fat becomes fart (for example)
Yes. The silent E makes the first E a long vowel (heer).
"OU" makes the "ow" sound, and the "e" at the end is silent.
E at the end of a word changes the first vowel from the "short" to the "long" sound (for example, cap/cape).
The word 'knees' is a single syllable. Typically, a syllable is formed by a vowel or vowel pair and up to one consonant at each end. Since the 'k' is silent, we are left with a vowel pair and one consonant at each end, making one syllable.
It has a long E and a silent E at the end. It is pronounced the same as hear.
No. It ends with a sibilant S -- the final E is silent. It sounds like "rays."
It is a long A vowel word. The E is silent. Our child learned to read with the Zoophonics program. The "e" sound is represented by an elephant named Ellie. Ellie usually says the short vowel e sound, but when at the end of the word Ellie gets bossy and tells the vowel to say its name (the long vowel sound). In the word "shake", Ellie is at the end of the word and so… Read More
Many times, adding an E (silent E) to the end of a word with vowel-consonant will create a long vowel word. Examples: sat - sate can - cane man - mane din - dine fin- fine dun - dune
Yes, and it can be considered either a "silent vowel" or part of an AY vowel combination. Although it is possible to stress a consonant sound at the end, the sound is the same in WAY as in WAIF, WAIL, and WAIT, where the AI is an obvious vowel pair.
when 2 vowels go walking the first does the talking ,meaning the first one says its name,also silent e at the end of a word makes the vowel in the word say its name
The vowel sound for the i in rice is a long i sound, which rhymes with ice. The e at the end is silent.
The word "side" does not have a "schwa" sound. The word side is pronounced just as it is written with a long "i" vowel sound that is created with the addition of the silent "e" at the end of the word.
No. The vowel is a long I (byk) because the E at the end is silent.
The 'a' is long, yes. The 'e' at the end is silent, but makes the 'a' "say its own name" - that is, makes it long rather than short.
The word "rhythm" does not have a vowel, or end in the letter y.
The letter E that follows a vowel and a consonant are silent (e.g. date, bite, dote, cute).
The e is silent and the vowel before it is made hard.
The A is a short A sound, and the I is a short I, despite the silent E at the end.
The "n" at the end of the word "column" is silent.
The "b" at the end of the word is silent.
The silent letter in the word here is the e at the end.
Yes. As with many words that end in a silent E, the vowel is long. (kyt)
Because of the presence of an E at the end of the word, the first vowel in the word "cute" is long - compare this with the word "cut" where the vowel sound is short.
One word with a silent n at the end is solemn, as in you are formal and dignified.
Many do end with a consonant-silent E as in date, name, scene, pine, bone, and dune.
She is a one-syllable word with one vowel letter at the end of the word. Vowels at the end of a word make a long vowel sound. Other examples are (go, be, he, hi, so, etc.)
In words like "slope", the "e" at the end indicates that the "o" is long, whereas in "slop" it would be short. In the case of words like "slope", the "e" itself is not pronounced at all. A short vowel is usually, but not always, followed by a consonant. There are some words that end in a short vowel. There is no general rule for this. The vowel "o" at the end of a word… Read More
The "e" at the end of the word "more" is silent. This silent e is the reason it is pronounced with a long o.
The "b" at the end.
The 's' ending the word Illinois is a silent 's'.
the word must consist of only one vowel and the vowel comes at the end. example of an open syllable is as follows: be. generally the vowel is a long sound.
By sound, most long vowels say their names (A, E, I, O, and OO/YOO). Often a long vowel will precede a consonant-E (silent E) at the end of a word (came, late, note) but there are several exceptions (give, have, come, some).
The silent letter is the 'n' on the end. When spoken, hymn sounds like hym (him) as the 'n' is silent.
Aspire is not a three syllable word, it is formed of two syllables. Each syllable is a vowel sound of which you can hear, or to put it in a different way, each vowel (with the exception of those at the end of a word or next to another vowel).
you add -s to the end
The letter ''e'' on the end
There are 118 countries that end with a vowel. If you include the letter "y" as a vowel, then there are 125 countries that end with a vowel.
m or v A consonant is any letter that is not a vowel. A vowel is a i o e u
Go, Love, More, Live, Xylophone, guide, practice. Words with silent e usually work.
Yes. The AY has the long A sound.
One syllable. The "e" at the end of the word is silent.
I don't think so, if i remember correctly "y" is only a vowel when there is no actual vowel in the word. ex: my Actually, y is a vowel if it sounds like i, as in fry or puny, or in other words, at the end of a word or syllable. At the beginning, it makes the sound of y in you.
Yes, it is called a semi-vowel. The current educational consensus is that unless the Y is placed ahead of a vowel and has the YUH sound, it is a vowel. This includes AY/UY pairs and Y's that end a word.
quickly, simply, fairly, honey, berry
The silent letter is the letter "b" at the end. It sounds like it's pronounced "clime" but it's not.