What is a consonant?

  • A consonant is a letter that is not A, E, I, O, or U.
    • examplescat, run, school, phone, & game
  • The letter "Y" can be a consonant only if it does not create an A, E, I, O, or U sound.
    • examplesyou, yes, yard, & yesterday
  • The opposite of a consonant is a vowel.

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Consonant Examples

The consonants are highlighted below, in red:
  • you
  • apple
  • learn
  • test
  • quiz
  • read
  • today
  • hard
  • fast
  • four
  • day
  • rhythm
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