- What is the longest word with 1 syllable?
- Is Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis a real word?
- What is the shortest word?
- What word takes 3 hours to say?
- Is there a word with all 26 letters?
- Is Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious a real word?
- What is the longest Chinese word?
- What is Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia?
- What is the longest word in any language?
- What are the 5 longest words?
- How do you pronounce the longest word in the dictionary?
- Who made the word Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis?
- How do you pronounce llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch?
What is the longest word with 1 syllable?
ScraunchedScraunched and the archaic word strengthed, each 10 letters long, are the longest English words that are only one syllable long.
Nine letter monosyllabic words are scratched, screeched, scrounged, squelched, straights, and strengths..
Is Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis a real word?
Major dictionaries The longest word in any of the major English language dictionaries is pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis, a word that refers to a lung disease contracted from the inhalation of very fine silica particles, specifically from a volcano; medically, it is the same as silicosis.
What is the shortest word?
EunoiaEunoia, 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.)
What word takes 3 hours to say?
The longest word in English has 189,819 letters and would take you three and a half hours to pronounce correctly.
Is there a word with all 26 letters?
An English pangram is a sentence that contains all 26 letters of the English alphabet. The most well known English pangram is probably “The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog”. My favorite pangram is “Amazingly few discotheques provide jukeboxes.”
Is Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious a real word?
The Oxford English Dictionary defines the word as “a nonsense word, originally used esp. by children, and typically expressing excited approbation: fantastic, fabulous”, while Dictionary.com says it is “used as a nonsense word by children to express approval or to represent the longest word in English.”
What is the longest Chinese word?
chengyuthe longest chengyu （”成语”） is “不是东风压西风，就是西风压东风” , according the dictionary. But this is a word said by Mao Zedong, means If eastern can not defeat western, then western will defeat eastern. but is not older enough to be a chengyu, I think!
What is Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia?
Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia is one of the longest words in the dictionary — and, in an ironic twist, is the name for a fear of long words. … the fear or anxiety is disproportionate to the social situation.
What is the longest word in any language?
pinakanakakapagngitngitngitngitang-pagsisinungasinungalinganThe longest published word in the language is “pinakanakakapagngitngitngitngitang-pagsisinungasinungalingan,” with 59 letters. This compound word means “to keep making up a lie that causes the most extreme anger while pretending you are not.”
What are the 5 longest words?
10 Longest Words in the English LanguagePseudopseudohypoparathyroidism (30 letters) … Floccinaucinihilipilification (29 letters) … Antidisestablishmentarianism (28 letters) … Honorificabilitudinitatibus (27 letters) … Thyroparathyroidectomized (25 letters) … Dichlorodifluoromethane (23 letters) … Incomprehensibilities (21 letters)More items…•
How do you pronounce the longest word in the dictionary?
If you don’t want to pronounce the full word, you can just say silicosis (sill-ih-koh-sis) since its meaning is nearly identical.
Who made the word Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis?
president Everett M. SmithEtymology. This word was invented in the annual meeting of the National Puzzlers’ League (N.P.L.) by its president Everett M. Smith.
How do you pronounce llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch?
GWYN – You may have heard the Welsh name “Gwyn”, well this is pronounced in exactly the same way. Just say the english word “win” and put a “g” in front of it. (pronounce the “g” as you would in the word “gone”).