Does the word paper use the split digraph for long vowel /ay/?
713 September 2021
Let's answer this question by breaking the word into syllables. There are 2 syllables. Each Every syllable in English contains a vowel phoneme. pa/per
The first syllable is pa This is an open syllable with the long vowel /ay/
The second syllable is per The vowel in this syllable is schwa, and is represented by the grapheme er Therefore, there is no split digraph in this example. The word paper...