The letter y can be pronounced in different ways, depending on which word it is.
The letter Y can be pronounced as:
- As /i/:
- gym, lyrics, minority;
- As /j/:
- yellow, yes, young;
- As /ai/:
- cycle, psychology, my.
The letter y that has many sounds.
- When y is placed in the middle of the word, can have either the /i/ sound or the /ai/ sound;
- Words ending in -ty use the /i/ sound;
- When words start with y-, the sound of the letter is /j/.
External link to Letter: y exercises (1187).