Spelling: y and i
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- If a word ends in a 'consonant + y', change the 'y' to 'i' when adding an ending, e.g. 'cry-cries', 'merry-merrier/merriest', 'hurry-hurried'
- The final 'y' does not change to 'i' when adding the ending '-ing', e.g. 'cry-crying'
- If a word ends in a 'consonant + y', change the 'y' to 'ies' when forming the plural, e.g. 'baby-babies', 'lady-ladies'
- The letter 'y' is normally used at the end of English words instead of 'i'