Vowels and Consonants in English

As we all know, there are 26 appropriate alphabetical letters in the English Language. 

The English alphabets are again separated into two different categories: Vowels and Consonants. There are 5 vowels and 21 consonant letters, and they all have their specifications of separation.

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Vowels are syllabic speech that is sounded while whistling or speaking by allowing the breath to exit the mouth without touching any part of the mouth or throat while pronouncing these letters. There are 5 vowel letters in the alphabet: A, E, I, O, and U, respectively.

Almost every word in the English language contains at least one vowel letter and the rest consonants.

In certain cases, the letter ‘Y’ has also functioned or been considered as the vowel.


The consonants are the rest of the alphabets, which are 21 in countings, and when these consonants are being pronounced, the airflow from the mouth is certainly blocked or restricted, and the touching movement of tongue and mouth occurs while speaking consonant letters. The mouth will not open so much at the time of speaking the consonant letters than the vowel letters, which means the lower jaw doesn’t drop noticeably.

The consonant letters in the English language are  B, C, D, F, G, H, J, K, L, M, N, P, Q, R, S, T, V, W, X, Y, Z, respectively.

There is a total of 26 English Alphabetical letters:

A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, W, X, Y, Z

There are 5 vowels in the English alphabet.

A, E, I, O, U

There are 21 consonants in the English alphabet.

B, C, D, F, G, H, J, K, L, M, N, P, Q, R, S, T, V, W, X, Y, Z