Anonymous
Anonymous asked in Education & ReferenceWords & Wordplay · 10 years ago

Are there any words without consonants?

I am just curious.

And please no stupid answers!

(example: "oo" "oi")

Thank you!

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  • Anonymous
    10 years ago
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    ʻAʻā - blocky lava http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lava#.CA.BBA.CA.BB.C4...

    Io - the goddess or moon http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Io_%28moon%29

    Oô - a French commune http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/O%C3%B4

    Aeaea - the island in the Odyssey where Circe lived http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aeaea

    aa - A stream, a water-course. (Obsolete) (OED)

    aa- A rough, scoriaceous lava (OED)

    ea - dialect word for a river, running water (OED).

    ai - a kind of sloth (OED)

    oi -The grey-faced petrel, Pterodroma macroptera gouldi, of New Zealand. (OED)

    oe - a small island ... Sc. and Eng. regional (north.). Chiefly literary and poet. Now rare. (OED)

    oo - Any of four Hawaiian honeyeaters that constitute the (probably extinct) genus Moho (OED)

    Source(s): Oxford English Dictionary Wikipedia
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  • 10 years ago

    euouae, a musical cadence taken from the vowels in the hymn Gloria Patri doxology: "seculorum Amen", is the longest English word spelled without any consonant letters

    Source(s): wikipedia.com
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  • layla
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    10 years ago
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  • 10 years ago

    YOU.

    AYE.

    EYE.

    EUOUAE is an acronym and consequently not in the O.E.D. so it does not qualify, but if you bent the rules you could use it - but then you'd have to include "EIEIO" as in Old Macdonald Had A Farm, ....

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  • 10 years ago

    I (captial I)

    a (is a word)

    o (is a word, from older texts but still used, more commonly now we write "oh")

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  • 10 years ago

    I and a. There are others though

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  • 10 years ago

    "A", "I"

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