The Letter U-u (The English Alphabet)


The Letter U (The English Alphabet)


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[su_dropcap style=”flat”]T[/su_dropcap]he Letter U is the twenty-first Letter in The English Alphabet.  It is also the fifth Vowel in The English Alphabet.

[su_dropcap style=”flat”]A[/su_dropcap]s with every Letter in The English Alphabet, The Letter U has two versions in the written form.  These two versions are called:  The Upper-Case and The Lower-Case.

 


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The Upper-Case U looks like this:

U

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The Lower-Case U looks like this:

u

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[su_dropcap style=”flat”]N[/su_dropcap]otice that the only difference between The Upper-Case and The Lower-Case U is the size.  The Lower-Case U is just a smaller version of The Upper-Case U.  You will find that this is the same for quite a few Letters in The Alphabet.


Pronunciation


[su_dropcap style=”flat”]A[/su_dropcap]s you learn The Common Tongue of The English Language, you will see that The Letter U can be pronounced many different ways.

[su_dropcap style=”flat”]T[/su_dropcap]he two primary ways to pronounce The letter U are called, the “Short” Pronunciation and the “Long” Pronunciation.


Letter U

The Letter U


The Short U


  • Umbrella
  • Underwear
  • Ulcer
  • Ultraviolet
  • Usher

The Long U


  • Unicorn
  • Ukraine
  • Ukulele
  • Uniform
  • Union

 


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