y as in yum

Only used at word and syllable beginnings.

CVCWith adjacent consonantsWith consonant digraphsOther words/y/ pronounced after vowel suffix is added
yak (animal)
yam
yap
yell
yen
yep
yes
yet
yin
yip
yob
yon
yuk
yum
yup
yank
yelp
yuckbackyard
banyan
barnyard
bunyip
canyon
churchyard
crayon
farmyard
Kenya
New York
tom yum
yabby
yack (talk)
yahoo
yammer
Yankee
yard
yardarm
yarn
yarrow
yashmak
yawn
yea
yeah
year
yearling
yearn
yeast
yellow
Yemen
yeoman
yerba
yeshiva
yesterday
yeti
yield
yikes
yippee
yobbo
Yoda
yodel
yoga
yoghurt
yogi
yokel
yolk
yonder
Yonkers
York
you
young
your
youth
Yowie
yowl
yo-yo
Yucatan
yucca
yucky
yummy
yuppie
baying
laying
paying
saying
swaying
staying
spaying
slaying
praying
playing
fraying
braying
greying
keying
preying
obeying
surveying
toying
cloying
enjoying
annoying
coyest
greyest
greyer
surveyor
conveyor
purveyor
layer
payee
gayer
slayer
stayer
player
sprayer
gayest
boyish
buoyant

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