<html> <head> <title>English diphthongs for poets, songwriters and language learners</title> <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8" /> <meta name="description" content="Lists of words containing the diphthong in DAY as the final vowel sound."> <meta name="keywords" content="poets,poetry,rhyme,songwriters,song,songs,composition,diphthongs,vowel,sounds,phonemes,English,pronunciation" /> <link rel="stylesheet" href="styletefl.css" /> </head> <body text="#000000" link="#000080" vlink="#000000" bgcolor="#ffffff"> <table border=0 cellspacing=1 cellpadding=9 width=630> <td width="25%" valign="top" bgcolor="#008000"> <a href="index.html"><b><p align="center"><font color="#ffffff">HOME</font></b></a></td> <td width="25%" valign="top" bgcolor="#ff0000"> <a href="teflindex.htm"><b><p align="center"><font color="#ffffff">TEACHING</font></b></a></td> <td width="25%" valign="top" bgcolor="#58002B"> <a href="teflcourses.html"><b><p align="center"><font color="#ffffff">ELT 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src="ph14.gif" width=75 height=30></a><font color="#ffffff">--</font><a href="esl0105c.html"><img src="ph15.gif" width=75 height=30></a><font color="#ffffff">--</font> <a href="esl0105d.html"><img src="ph16.gif" width=75 height=30></a><font color="#ffffff">--</font> <a href="esl0105e.html"><img src="ph17.gif" width=75 height=30></a><font color="#ffffff">--</font> <a href="esl0105f.html"><img src="ph18.gif" width=75 height=30></a><font color="#ffffff">--</font> <a href="esl0105g.html"><img src="ph19.gif" width=75 height=30></a><font color="#ffffff">--</font> <a href="esl0105h.html"><img src="ph20.gif" width=75 height=30></a></p> <hr> <p><u>Words with common or rhyming diphthong as final sound</u></p> <p><img src="ph13.gif"> as in day, pay, say, lay.</p> <p>a (the letter) <br /> A (the letter) <br /> AA (Alcoholics Anonymous or Automobile Association) <br /> affray<br /> airplay<br /> airway<br /> Alicante<br /> All Fools' Day<br /> All Saints' Day<br /> All Souls' Day<br /> allay<br /> alleyway<br /> alway<br /> andante<br /> Andr<br /> Angers<br /> Anglais<br /> anyway<br /> appellation contrle (French) <br /> appliqu<br /> aprs<br /> archway<br /> Archway<br /> array<br /> ashtray<br /> assay <br /> astray<br /> atelier<br /> attach<br /> au fait<br /> aulae<br /> auto-da-f<br /> avant-courier<br /> away<br /> ay<br /> BA<br /> backstay<br /> ballet<br /> Barclay<br /> bay<br /> Beaujolais<br /> Beaumarchais<br /> Bel Paese<br /> belay<br /> beltway<br /> Benedicite<br /> beret<br /> betray<br /> bidet<br /> birthday<br /> Biscay<br /> Bizet<br /> blas<br /> bluejay<br /> bobsleigh<br /> bobstay<br /> Bolognese (Italian) <br /> Bombay<br /> boucl<br /> Boulanger<br /> bouquet<br /> brae<br /> bray<br /> breakaway<br /> bridleway<br /> Broadway<br /> Bronte<br /> buffet (refreshment, sideboard) <br /> byplay<br /> byway<br /> cabaret<br /> cabriolet<br /> cachet<br /> cadre<br /> caf<br /> Calais<br /> calzone<br /> Cambray<br /> canap<br /> caraway<br /> carriageway<br /> Cartier<br /> castaway<br /> Castlerea<br /> causeway<br /> Chabrier<br /> chalet<br /> chambray<br /> Champs Elyses<br /> Chardonnay<br /> Charpentier<br /> chass<br /> Chevalier (surname) <br /> chez<br /> chilli con carne<br /> CIA<br /> cinema verit<br /> clay<br /> clearway<br /> clich Club Mditerrane<br /> coiff<br /> Coldplay<br /> colourway<br /> communiqu<br /> companionway<br /> cong<br /> consomm<br /> convey<br /> Conway<br /> Corneille<br /> corps de ballet<br /> couche<br /> crme brule<br /> crochet<br /> croquet<br /> crossway<br /> croupier<br /> crudit(s) <br /> cum laude<br /> cutaway<br /> cy prs<br /> cybercafe<br /> dapple-grey<br /> daresay<br /> day<br /> day-to-day<br /> D-Day<br /> de jure<br /> decay<br /> deejay<br /> defray<br /> djeuner<br /> Del Monte<br /> delay<br /> dshabill<br /> Dsire<br /> devotee<br /> Didier<br /> disarray<br /> dismay<br /> disobey<br /> display<br /> distrait<br /> divorc(e) <br /> divorcee<br /> DJ<br /> DNA<br /> dolce<br /> Domesday<br /> Don Quixote (Spanish) <br /> Doomsday<br /> doorway<br /> dossier<br /> Doubleday<br /> downplay<br /> driveaway<br /> driveway<br /> Du Maurier<br /> du Pr<br /> duce<br /> Dupr(e) <br /> Durante<br /> duvet<br /> eBay<br /> eh<br /> Elyse<br /> embay<br /> migr<br /> entre<br /> entryway<br /> epee<br /> essay n (piece of writing) <br /> essay n, v (attempt) <br /> ETA (estimated time of arrival) <br /> everyday<br /> ex parte<br /> expos<br /> expressway<br /> FA<br /> fairway<br /> faraday<br /> Faraday<br /> faraway<br /> fianc(e) <br /> filet<br /> finale<br /> fireclay<br /> flageolet<br /> flambe<br /> flay<br /> flyaway<br /> flyway<br /> foldaway<br /> foray<br /> foreplay<br /> foyer<br /> franglais<br /> frapp<br /> fray<br /> freeway<br /> Friday<br /> fris(e) <br /> fromage frais<br /> gainsay<br /> Galloway<br /> Galway<br /> gameplay<br /> gangway<br /> gateway<br /> gay<br /> g'day<br /> getaway<br /> giveaway<br /> glac<br /> gourmet<br /> gray<br /> Gray<br /> Greenway<br /> grey<br /> habitu<br /> hairspray<br /> half-holiday<br /> halfway<br /> hallway<br /> hatchway<br /> Hathaway<br /> hay<br /> headway<br /> hearsay<br /> Hemingway<br /> hey<br /> heyday<br /> hideaway<br /> highway<br /> Hogmanay<br /> holiday<br /> Holloway<br /> hombre<br /> hooray<br /> horseplay<br /> hotelier<br /> hurray<br /> in capite<br /> infante<br /> inlay<br /> interplay<br /> in-tray<br /> IPA<br /> IRA<br /> irongray<br /> irongrey<br /> j<br /> jay<br /> jet<br /> Jetway<br /> JFK<br /> Jorge (Spanish name) <br /> Jos<br /> K<br /> Kingsway<br /> KKK(abbrev. for Ku Klux Klan) <br /> Kray<br /> LA<br /> Lanzarote<br /> latte<br /> latter-day<br /> lay<br /> layaway<br /> LEA<br /> leeway<br /> lei<br /> Ley<br /> lyce<br /> MA<br /> Maigret<br /> mainstay<br /> Malay<br /> Mandalay<br /> Marseilles<br /> martinet<br /> matchplay<br /> matinee<br /> May<br /> may (auxiliary verb) <br /> Mayday<br /> MBA<br /> Medway<br /> mle<br /> mtier<br /> midday<br /> midway<br /> mislay<br /> Monday<br /> Monet (French artist) <br /> Monte<br /> Montefiore<br /> Montego Bay<br /> Montpellier (in France) <br /> Morgan le Fay<br /> mornay<br /> motorway<br /> Muscadet<br /> navet<br /> nay<br /> ne<br /> neglig<br /> neigh<br /> Nescaf<br /> Nestl<br /> noonday<br /> Norway<br /> nosegay<br /> nota bene<br /> NUJ<br /> Nupe (language and people) <br /> obey<br /> objet(s) <br /> OK<br /> okay<br /> ol<br /> Olivier<br /> one-way<br /> osprey<br /> Ottoway<br /> outlay<br /> out-of-the-way<br /> outplay<br /> outstay<br /> outweigh<br /> overlay<br /> overpay<br /> overplay<br /> overstay<br /> oyez<br /> PA<br /> padre<br /> padrone<br /> paise<br /> papier-mch<br /> parfait<br /> parkway<br /> parlay<br /> parquet<br /> partway<br /> paso doble<br /> passageway<br /> pass(e) <br /> pt<br /> Path<br /> pathway<br /> pav<br /> pay<br /> payday<br /> Pel<br /> penne<br /> per se<br /> Perrier<br /> Piaget<br /> pianoforte<br /> Pinochet<br /> pipeclay<br /> piqu<br /> piquet (card game) <br /> play<br /> pli<br /> Poitiers<br /> Pompeii<br /> Pompey<br /> portray<br /> pray<br /> prepay<br /> present-day<br /> prt--porter<br /> prey<br /> pro se<br /> protg(e) <br /> PTA<br /> pure<br /> purvey<br /> Queensway<br /> Quixote<br /> Rabelais<br /> Radice<br /> railway<br /> Rambouillet<br /> ray<br /> Ray<br /> recherch<br /> reconvey<br /> red-letter day<br /> reggae<br /> relay<br /> Rene<br /> repay<br /> replay<br /> respray<br /> resum<br /> Ridg(e)way<br /> right-of-way<br /> rights-of-way<br /> risqu<br /> roadway<br /> roleplay<br /> roman(s) clef<br /> ros<br /> RSA<br /> RSPCA<br /> runaway<br /> runway<br /> sachet<br /> San Jos<br /> Santa Fe<br /> So Tom<br /> sashay<br /> satay<br /> sat<br /> Saturday<br /> saut<br /> say<br /> Scorsese<br /> scray<br /> screenplay<br /> seaway<br /> segue<br /> sempre<br /> shay<br /> shipway<br /> Skara Brae<br /> slay<br /> sleigh<br /> slipway<br /> sluiceway<br /> soakaway<br /> soaraway<br /> sobriquet<br /> soire<br /> Solway<br /> someday<br /> someway<br /> sorbet<br /> soubriquet<br /> souffl<br /> spay<br /> speedway<br /> spray<br /> St. Tropez<br /> stairway<br /> stay<br /> stingray<br /> stowaway<br /> straightaway<br /> straightway<br /> stray<br /> strike-pay<br /> strokeplay<br /> subway<br /> Sunday<br /> sunray<br /> superhighway<br /> survey<br /> sway<br /> swordplay<br /> Taipei<br /> takeaway<br /> take-home pay<br /> taxiway<br /> Tay<br /> tearaway<br /> thataway<br /> they<br /> three-day<br /> throughway<br /> throwaway<br /> Thursday<br /> tideway<br /> Tigr<br /> today<br /> Torbay<br /> touch<br /> toupe<br /> tourniquet<br /> towaway<br /> trait<br /> tramway<br /> tray<br /> Tuesday<br /> two-way<br /> UK<br /> underlay<br /> underpay<br /> underplay<br /> underway<br /> unsay<br /> USA<br /> V and A(Victoria and Albert Museum) <br /> v.vide<br /> vale ("goodbye")<br /> valet<br /> V-E Day<br /> VJ-Day<br /> voce(in sotto voce) <br /> voce(in viva voce) <br /> volte<br /> walkaway<br /> walkway<br /> washday<br /> waterway<br /> way<br /> waylay<br /> Wednesday<br /> weekday<br /> weigh<br /> Wey<br /> whey<br /> Whitsunday<br /> wordplay<br /> workaday<br /> workday<br /> Xavier<br /> X-ray<br /> yesterday<br /> YMCA<br /> YWCA</p> <hr> <table border=0 cellspacing=1 cellpadding=9 width=630> <td width="25%" valign="top" bgcolor="#008000"> <a href="index.html"><b><p align="center"><font color="#ffffff">HOME</font></b></a></td> <td width="25%" valign="top" bgcolor="#ff0000"> <a href="teflindex.htm"><b><p align="center"><font color="#ffffff">TEACHING</font></b></a></td> <td width="25%" valign="top" bgcolor="#58002B"> <a href="teflcourses.html"><b><p align="center"><font color="#ffffff">ELT BOOKS</font></b></a></td> <td width="25%" valign="top" bgcolor="#00AEED"> <a href="esl0105b.html"><b><p align="center"><font color="#ffffff">NEXT</font></b></a></td> </tr> </table> <p><br 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