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What is the longest word in the English language without vowels?
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This has already been asked somewhere. There are no English words in use that have no vowel sounds.
Mister MicawberThis has already been asked somewhere. There are no English words in use that have no vowel sounds.


i think you will find there is eg, shy
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Mister MicawberThis has already been asked somewhere. There are no English words in use that have no vowel sounds.


i think you will find there is eg, shy

What sound do you associate with the "y" in "shy"?

For that matter, what sound do you associate with the "y" in "myth" or "hymn"?

The only word that I know of (American Heritage Dictionary now recognizes it) without a written vowel is "nth". Don't forget, Anon, that y sometimes serves as a vowel, not just a demi-vowel.
it is SYZYGY................
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yes what about hmmm and brrr
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Or even hmmmmmmmmm and brrrrrrrrrr ? Emotion: stick out tongue

Clive
Strictly speaking onomatopoeia are probably not considered words; if they were, playing Scrabble would be pure hell—imagine someone making up all sorts of noises citing animal XYZ.
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