Pronunciation #26 - Y

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The Swedish Y is always a vowel and can be long and short.

The long Y [yː]

  
dyr
expensive
  
ny
new

The short Y [ʏ]

  
tyst
silent, quiet, mute
  
yrke
profession

U → Y → I

lura lyra lira
[”lʉːra] [”lyːra] [”liːra]
fool lyre play

Jag lurade honom att lira lyra.