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Aren't "w" and "y" vowels?
In "now" or "bay", it's a diphthong, but diphthongs are combined vowels.
Of course they're also consonants because of words like "where" or "yellow".
Since y is a vowel, then w is too.
- Anonymous2 months ago
According to English grammar, w is not a vowel.
- ZirpLv 52 months ago
Y sometimes is a vowel in English
W is a vowel in Welsh
> diphthongs are combined vowels
err.. no, not always. "ph"in "diphtong" is not