Vowels

Examples Help! What is the definition of Vowels?

How do you define Vowels? What is the definition of Vowels? The definition of Vowels is as follows:

 

English Grammar - Definition of Vowels
Definition

A vowel is a letter which makes a distinct sound by itself. The vowels in the English language are:

  • A
  • E
  • I
  • O
  • U

Sometimes y when they do not begin a word or syllable ( W is also used in the Welsh language )

English Grammar - Definition of Vowels

Examples Help! Long Vowels and Short Vowels

Vowel length is the perceived duration of a vowel sound. In the English language there are short vowels and long vowels.

Examples of Short Vowel Words

The following table provides examples of short vowel words:
 

Examples of Short Vowel Words

Short 'a' Short 'e' Short 'i' Short 'o' Short 'u'
map
apple
hat
plan
ant
egg
help
fell
bed
red
king
six
wig
grin
fish
sock
song
job
stop
top
mug
bus
rug
luck
lunch

Examples of Short Vowel Words

Examples of Long Vowel Words

The following table provides examples of long vowel words:
 

Examples of Long Vowel Words

Long 'a' Long 'e' Long 'i' Long 'o' Long 'u'
snail
whale
lake
name
page
heat
key
leaf
peach
free
size
smile
time
dice
bike
cone
dose
globe
coat
rose
duke
flute
cube
glue
fruit

Examples of Long Vowel Words

Examples Help - Vowels - Understanding English Grammar!

English Grammar applies rules for standard use of words and how their component parts combine to form sentences. A grammar is also a system for classifying and analyzing the elements of language including inflections, functions, rules and relations in the sentence. This page about Vowels will help with the understanding of this subject.

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