Our Spelling Lists by Phonogram section includes lists of all commonly known base words using a particular rarely used phonogram, lists of all commonly known words using a particular phonogram in a particular way, and lists of sample words that use a particular spelling pattern.

I and O before two consonants: Short Sounds

The phonograms I and O follow the spelling rule: I and O may say long I and long O when followed by two consonants. This is a spelling list of their short sounds. This list is not complete.

O
  1. bomb
  2. bond
  3. bonk
  4. comp
  5. crock
  6. doll
  7. dong
  8. font
  9. golf
  10. hock
  11. loch
  12. lock
  13. mock
  14. romp
  15. sock
  16. sloth
  17. wrong

I

  1. bill
  2. ding
  3. dish
  4. disk
  5. fist
  6. hill
  7. hilt
  8. hiss
  9. jill
  10. kiss
  11. link
  12. lint
  13. milk
  14. mill
  15. pic
  16. pill
  17. ping
  18. rich
  19. rift
  20. rink
  21. sick
  22. tick
  23. tiff
  24. wick
  25. wish
  26. wisp
  27. blimp
  28. blink
  29. bliss
  30. blitz
  31. brick
  32. bring
  33. brisk
  34. build
  35. built
  36. drift
  37. drill
  38. drink
  39. exist
  40. frizz
  41. glint
  42. glitz
  43. grill
  44. print
  45. prism
  46. quill
  47. quilt
  48. quirk
  49. shift
  50. skiff
  51. skill
  52. skimp
  53. skirt
  54. sling
  55. spill
  56. stick
  57. stiff
  58. still
  59. stilt
  60. stink
  61. swift
  62. swill
  63. swing
  64. swish
  65. swiss
  66. thick
  67. thrill
  68. trick
  69. twill
  70. whisk
  71. whizz
  72. wring

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