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Is the word bee a long vowel?
Yes. The long OO sound is a long U, as in dune and mood.
No. The A in crab has a short A sound, as in cab and drab.
Yes. The A in rake has a long A sound as in bake and take. The E is silent.
No. There is a short vowel A and a schwa sound for the E : (WAW-turr) or (WAH-turr). (UK dialect may be WAW-tuh)
Yes. The EA pair has a long E vowel sound, as in feat (feet) and beat (beet).
Yes, it contains the long "oo" sound.
It has a long E sound, like be.
Yes. The A in grape is a long A provided by the silent E. It rhymes with capes and tapes.
The first E is a long E, and the second E is silent (theez).
No. The O in clock has a short O sound, as in block and clot.
Yes. The A has a long A sound, and the E is silent.
The most common pronunciation has a long I vowel sound in "bi" , a short I sound for the Y, and a schwa sound for the -le syllable.
Yes. The AI has the caret A long sound (ayr) and the A is long in plane, with a silent E.
It has a short A sound despite the silent E. But southern English pronunciation tends to draw the sound out more, linger over the A, whereas Scottish speakers will pronounce… it quickly, more shortly - a variation in accent heard best in the different dialects when saying the word 'bath'. The A in 'have' is spoken like the A in gravity, havoc, hazard, happy, or apple.
Yes. The O in clover has a long O (oh) sound, and the E is unstressed (schwa).
Yes it is. The A has a long A sound created by the silent E. Shade rhymes with fade and made.
No. The I has a short vowel sound as in mill and silk. Ask yourself, when you say it or hear it, do you hear the sound, "EYE" or do you hear the sound, "Ih?" Long vowels m…ake their sound - for I, if you hear "EYE" you know it is a long vowel in this word. Long Vowel Words (A,E,I,O,U) cake beep high mow unit Short Vowel Words (a,e,i,o,u) act bet sick odd but