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Question 1: Y can never be a consonant (except for ________), but in diphthongs, as in the name Meyer, it serves as a variant of "i".
German languageFrench languageLoanwordEnglish language

Question 2: In Dutch, Y appears only in ________ and names and usually represents /i/.
LoanwordEnglish languageFrench languageGerman language

Question 3: ________ is also still used in Spanish with a different sound in some archaisms.
XJQV

Question 4: Ye (/jiː/) is purely a modern ________.
French languageFalse etymologySpelling pronunciationSpelling reform

Question 5: history palaeography derivations diacritics punctuation numerals Unicode list of letters ________
ISO/IEC 646ISO/IEC 8859ISO/IEC 8859-16ANSI escape code

Question 6: In Aymara, Turkish, ________ as in Romaji in Japanese, all Y is a palatal consonant, always denoting /j/
Quechuan languagesQuechuaEnglish languageDutch language

Question 7: The Romans borrowed upsilon first as the letter V, representing both /u/ and its consonantal variant /w/ — U and V in ________ loan-words to English.
Vulgar LatinOld LatinLatinRoman Empire

Question 8: Perhaps it was a typesetters' substitution for the Middle English letter ________ (Ȝȝ) where it represented /j/.
YoghCXLatin alphabet

Question 9: The letter Y is the twenty-fifth and penultimate letter in the basic modern Latin alphabet, a ________.
Close back rounded vowelInternational Phonetic AlphabetVowelClose front unrounded vowel

Question 10: In the ________, Y was used as a word-initial form of I that was more visible.
Romanian languageSpanish languageFrench languagePortuguese language
















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