Here's some fun trivia: Mozambique is the only one-word country name in the world to have all five vowels in it (not including y as a vowel).
Originally Answered: Which is the only country in the world which has all the 5 vowels that occur only once ? It is none other than the African country MOZAMBIQUE !
The largest cities whose name contains all five vowels are both Spanish in origin: Ciudad de Mexico (Mexico City), Mexico and Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Name a state that contains all five vowels — A, E, I, O, and U — once each. Challenge answer: Euphoria. Other accepted answers include Mozambique, the Republic of Chad, and different states of being — such as exhaustion, pandemonium, and perturbation.
The closest is the previous given answer of Kyrgyz Republic - usually known as Kyrgyzstan, which at least uses a language without a vowel in its name.
The alphabet is made up of 26 letters, 5 of which are vowels (a, e, i, o, u) and the rest of which are consonants. A vowel is a sound that is made by allowing breath to flow out of the mouth, without closing any part of the mouth or throat.
Eunoia, at six letters long, is the shortest word in the English language that contains all five main vowels. Seven letter words with this property include adoulie, douleia, eucosia, eulogia, eunomia, eutopia, miaoued, moineau, sequoia, and suoidea. (The scientific name iouea is a genus of Cretaceous fossil sponges.)
Turkmenistan is a single 12-letter word! This country is now independent, but it was a former member of the Soviet Union. It is located in Central Asia, and its largest city happens to be its capital, Ashgabat.
Drum roll, please: Turns out, no countries in the world start with the letters W or X. (By the way, almost every country in the world is named after these four things.) Some might be quick to point out that Wales, which is considered a country, starts with the letter W.
Santa Lucia, the only country named after a woman
The island nation of Saint Lucia, part of the Lesser Antilles in the Caribbean and geographically included in Central America. St. Lucia in the Caribbean stands out as the only country in the world named after a woman.
R-colored vowels are exceedingly rare, occurring in less than one percent of all languages. However, they occur in two of the most widely spoken languages: North American English and Mandarin Chinese. In North American English, they are found in words such as dollar, butter, third, color, and nurse.
Taa has at least 58 consonants, 31 vowels, and four tones (Traill 1985, 1994 on East ǃXoon), or at least 87 consonants, 20 vowels, and two tones (DoBeS 2008 on West ǃXoon), by many counts the most of any known language if non-oral vowel qualities are counted as different from corresponding oral vowels.
11 Tsktsk: If you tsktsk someone, you indicate your disapproval by the tsktsk sound or by some other means. Tsktsks is the longest word that doesn't contain a vowel.
Not including plurals, there is only one seven-letter word which has none of the five vowels. That word is nymphly, which is a rare variation of 'nymphlike'.
However, it is not included in any major English dictionary. There are several seven-letter words containing all the vowels, including SEQUOIA, EULOGIA, MIAOUED, ADOULIE, EUCOSIA, EUNOMIA, EUTOPIA, MOINEAU, and DOULEIA. The relatively common French word OISEAU (meaning bird) contains all five vowels, once each.
What are the English Vowel Sound IPA symbols (International Phonetic Alphabet)? English has 20 vowel sounds. Short vowels in the IPA are /ɪ/-pit, /e/-pet, /æ/-pat, /ʌ/-cut, /ʊ/-put, /ɒ/-dog, /ə/-about. Long vowels in the IPA are /i:/-week, /ɑ:/-hard,/ɔ:/-fork,/ɜ:/-heard, /u:/-boot.
There are 7 'short' vowel sounds, although children are usually only introduced to the 5 which are most commonly heard in simple CVC (consonant, vowel, consonant) words: /a,(æ)/ in cat, /e,(e)/ in peg, /i,(I)/ in pin, /o,(ɒ)/ in hot, /u,(ʌ)/ in bus.
B, C, D, F, G, H, J, K, L, M, N, P, Q, R, S, T, V, X, and Z.
English has 26 letters of the alphabet which represents 44 sounds. Among the 44 sounds, there are 12 Pure Vowels (monophthongs), 8 Diphthongs, and 24 Consonant Sounds.
With our revised definition, there are at least 14 vowel sounds that are common to almost all English dialects: These are the sounds in the words BEAT, BIT, BAIT, BET, BAT, BOT, BUTT, BOOT, BITE, BOUT, and BERT. There's also the vowel in PUT, the vowel in BOYS, and a vowel called schwa.