Y - Letter Y - Words that begin with the Letter Y

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Upper Case Capital Letter Y 

Lower Case Letter  y

Speak Letter - Mouse over the Letter Y (wi)

Hand Write Letter - Mouse over diagram on right >

Sound Phonics: a, e, i, o, u, and sometimes y

The Letter Y is the 25th Letter of the English Alphabet. Word Class.

Important Words that begin with the Letter Y

You is the other person you are talking to and used to refer to the person or people that a speaker is addressing. You is a second person pronoun. (You and I are going on an adventure, so get ready.)

Your is you or yourself and belonging to or associated with the person or people that the speaker is addressing. (What is your name?) (The sight is enough to break your heart.)

You're is short for "You Are" using the apostrophe symbol ' as a punctuation mark that represents a contraction of a word.

Yourself is you personally and used to refer to the person being addressed as the object of a verb or preposition when they are also the subject of the clause.

Yellow is a color intermediate between green and orange in the color spectrum and resembling the color of an egg yolk. Yellow color or pigment is the chromatic color resembling the hue of sunflowers or ripe lemons.

Y chromosome is the sex chromosome that is carried by men and determines the sex of an individual.

Yarn is a fine cord of twisted fibers of cotton or silk or wool or nylon that is used in sewing and weaving.

Yield is the supply or the production of a certain amount of a product. Yield also means to move in order to make room for someone for something else. To give or release physical control of something.

Yeast is a leavening agent that causes an organic substance to break down into simpler substances, like the anaerobic breakdown of sugar into alcohol. Yeast cells are used to raise the dough in making bread and for fermenting beer or whiskey. Yeats is any of various single-celled fungi that reproduce asexually by budding or division.

Year is a period of time containing nearly 365 days, which is the period of time that it takes for Earth to make a complete revolution around the sun.

Yoga is a system of exercises to promote control of the body and mind. A Hindu discipline aimed at training the consciousness for a state of perfect spiritual insight and tranquility that is achieved through the three paths of actions and knowledge and devotion.

Yoghurt is a custard-like food made from curdled milk

Yawn is an involuntary intake of air through a wide open mouth that is usually triggered by fatigue or lack of sleep.

Yank is to pull, move or jerk something with a sudden movement.

Yacht is an expensive vessel propelled by sail or power and used for cruising or racing on water.

Yodeling is singing by changing back and forth between the chest voice and a falsetto. Sing by changing register, which is the timbre that is characteristic of a certain range and manner of production of the human voice or of different pipe organ stops or of different musical instruments.

Yell is to scream a sudden loud cry.

Yes indicates an approval for something or that you agree with something or consent or promise to do something. Yes is the opposite of No.

Yeah indicates an affirmative response or a yes.

Yard is a unit of length equal to 3 feet or as 91.44 centimeters. A yard was originally taken to be the average length of a walking stride. Yard can also mean a tract of enclosed land around a house or building that is used for particular activities.

Yardman is a worker in a railway yard or a laborer hired to do outdoor work such as mowing lawns.

Yahoo is a widely used search engine for the world wide web on the internet. Yahoo is also a person who is not very intelligent or interested in culture.

Youth refers to a young person between childhood and adult maturity that is an early period of development.

Yak is a large long-haired wild ox of Tibet that is often domesticated.

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