Spelling Rules - Words Ending in Y
On this page are rules for spelling words that end with the letter y along with examples of words that end in y.
|Change of y
Words ending in y preceded by a consonant, change the y to i and add es or ed.
puppy - puppies
|Words ending in y preceded by a vowel, just add s||Words:
boy - boys
Words ending in y before a consonant usually change the y to i before a suffix.
happy - happiness
|But some verbs ending in y do not drop the y before ing||Words:
study - studying