a…e as in make

ai as in rain

ay as in say

a as in paper

eigh as in eight

ei as in vein

ey as in they

e as in café  (see also e as in ballet)

ae as in sundae

ea as in break

ée as in matinée

e…e as in fete

au as in gauge

ao as in gaol

ie as in lingerie

aigh as in straight

er as in metier

ah as in dahlia



2 responses to “ay”

  1. Nicky Walker says:

    Potentially a couple of extra long a vowel alternative spellings for your consideration:
    et as in ballet, beret, bidet
    e as in deity

    Many thanks for all your work here.

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