The letter y can be pronounced differently in the English language.
The letter Y can be pronounced as:
- As /i/:
- gym, lyrics, pyjamas;
- As /j/:
- yellow, yes, young;
- As /ai/:
- cycle, psychology, type.
The letter y can be pronounced in different ways depending on every word and its place in a word. There is no definite rule to distinguish the different pronunciations.