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Words beginning with bi...
A follower of the Indian religious and spiritual teacher, Buddha, is known as what?

Words beginning with bi...

Forget biology, have a biscuit and a break, and play this KS3 spelling quiz on words beginning at bi!

"If she can't spell, why is she a librarian? Librarians should know how to spell.” - Beverly Cleary, Ramona's World

Can you remember learning to spell the word "library" when you were small? It wasn't easy, was it? In the fourteenth century, the word was spelled "librarie", "libraire" and "librarye". Fifteenth century spellings include "lybrarye" and our current spelling, "library". It really isn't any wonder if the word is difficult to spell! What do you think your teacher would say if you gave this excuse for your misspellings: "But, Sir, I was only spelling it the fifteenth-century way!" Do you think he'd buy it? Probably not. Better get to work then and practise more spellings.

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1.
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The religion and philosophy founded by the Indian teacher Gautama Buddha
Buddhism
Budisem
Budisam
Budishm
If you can remember where the h comes in "Buddha", you won't forget its place in "Buddhism"
2.
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A numerical system based on the use of two digits
binary
biniary
bynary
binery
Remember the second syllable of the word contains an a
3.
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Of short duration
brief
briefe
breif
breef
The rule "i before e" works here
4.
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A thing that has been broken
breakage
brakage
breakige
breakege
Here's another one of those tricky -age spellings
5.
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Past tense of buy
bought
bort
bourt
baught
If you can spell "ought", you can spell "bought"
6.
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Present participle of brake
breiking
brayking
breaking
braking
Don't get "braking" mixed up with "breaking"!
7.
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The ritual placing of a corpse in a grave
buryial
berrial
buriale
burial
The i and a are the difficult letters in this word
8.
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A follower of the Indian religious and spiritual teacher, Buddha
Buddhist
Buddhiste
Budist
Buddist
Don't forget that h!
9.
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A muscle located on the upper arm
biseps
byseps
bicepps
biceps
"Bi" means "two". Can you guess what "ceps" means? Would you be surprised to know it comes from caput, the Latin word for "head"?
10.
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Past tense and past participle of bring
brort
brought
braught
braut
If you can spell "ought" and "bought", you will have no trouble with "brought"
Author:  Sheri Smith

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