What is a word with a long U?

A long vowel is a vowel sound that is pronounced the same way as the name of the letter itself. For example, the long U sound is pronounced like “yoo,” as would be the case in words like “lure” and “tube.” By contrast, the short U sound is pronounced more like “uh,” as in words like “cub” and “tub.”

Which word contains the vowel u?

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moon book flood
food good
tool foot
cartoon cook

Is mule long u or short u?

The e” at the end of the word mule is a signal that means the previous vowel (usually the first vowel) is long. The (u) in the word mule, has a long sound because it ends with the magic “e” signal.

Where does the spelling UE tend to be found in a word?

If there is a long /u/ sound at the end of a word, it is often spelled with the letters ue.

Is UE always at the end of a word?

Is juice a long U sound?

Look out for “ui” words like juice. Say the name of the word aloud. Do you hear the vowel saying its own name? If you do, it’s a long vowel sound.

Is Tune a long U sound?

Some words with a “T” or “N” can also be pronounced with Long-U-1. Some examples — pronounced both ways — are: tune / tube / avenue / news. Now, the second way (with Long-U-1) sounds more old-fashioned, like the way some elderly people speak. So, following the rule keeps it more simple for you.

What words have a long u sound?

Circle Long ‘U’ Words. Circle 10 words that have the long U sound. The words are unicorn, tube, fruit, stool, uniforms, unicycle, tooth, USA, cube, utensils.

What are some short u words?

8-letter words that start with u unlikely ultimate universe unlawful umbrella upstairs unwanted upcoming uncommon unstable

What words have UE in them?

16 letter words containing ue. consequentialism. questionableness. michelangelesque. inconsequentness. superconsequence. influenceability. questionlessness.

What are some long words?

The longest words in the dictionary are: antidisestablishmentarianism – opposition to the disestablishment of the Church of England – 28 letters floccinaucinihilipilification – the estimation of something as worthless – 29 letters pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis – a supposed lung disease – 45 letters