1 : feeling a need for liquids. 2 : needing moisture thirsty crops. 3 : having a strong desire : eager The stray dog was thirsty for affection.
How many sounds does Thirsty have?
Thirsty is a 7 letter word, used as a article or as a adjective satellite, and has the letters hirstty (hirsty). Starts with t, ends with y, six consonants, one vowel and two syllables. You can use thirsty as a article or as a adjective satellite in a sentence.
What is the vowel sound of thirst?
One might argue that for items like first, thirst, Douglas hears a vowel sound like [´] rather than [ø]. The other shade of this short close sound ‘approaches’ a shortened version of the ‘first sound of e’, perhaps inter- pretable as [i].
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