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The technique of using words with the same vowel sound is assonance. That means that the neighboring words have the same vowel combinations, and it is a figure of speech often used in poetry. The opposite figure of speech is known as alliteration, and it refers to the repetition of the same consonant in neighboring words.What are some vowel words?
Words (found in major English dictionaries) consisting entirely of vowels include AA (a type of lava), AE, AI, AIEEE, IAO, OII, EAU, EUOUAE, OE, OO, I, O, A, IO, and UOIAUAI, the last of these being the longest vowel-only word (seven letters).What are the rules of English pronunciation?
If Two Vowels Appear next to Each Other in One Syllable, the Second Vowel Is Silent and the First Vowel Is Pronounced as a Long Vowel We see vowel combinations all the time in English. A general rule as to their pronunciation is to say the first vowel and ignore the second.How many vowels are in the English alphabet?
There are 26 letters in the English alphabet, consisting of 21 consonants and five vowels. The English alphabet derives from the Latin alphabet that is used in many languages around the world. The English alphabet traditionally begins with the letter "a" and ends with the letter "z.".