Some words that start with Q and don't have a U include "qi," "qat," "qwerty," "qaid," "qadi" and "qindar." Though these words break the "Q is always followed by U" rule, they are accepted words in the Scrabble-style game "Words with Friends."
Q-Racing is the abbreviated form of "American Quarter Horse racing." The quarter horse is a compact and muscular breed known for its ability to sprint short distances at fast speeds. The fastest quarter horses are known to cover distances of a quarter mile in 21 seconds or less.
Quinoa is a food that begins with the letter Q. Quinoa is correctly classified as a seed and is gluten-free, making it easy to digest for many people.
Cities that start with the letter Q include Quincy, Quezon City, Quito, Queenstown and Quebec City. There are many other cities throughout the world that begin with Q.
Examples of English words that start with the letter "Q" include "quelled," "queen," "quest," "quantum" and "queries." Other words that start with "Q" include "quackery," "quadrant," "quote" and "quixote."
One body part that starts with the letter "Q" is the quadratus lumborum muscle. This muscle is found in the lower back behind the kidneys, the pancreas and the horizontal part of the duodenum, which is the first section of the small intestine. It's also called the QL muscle.
Some four-letter words ending in the letter q are marq, torq, souq, jelq, freq, Iraq and dinq. Some of these are abbreviations for other words, while others are slang terms or names of countries. The French term cinq is another example, referring to the number five.
Some examples of words that end with the letter Q are suq, tzaddiq, and unq. Words that end with Q are extremely rare, and all of them are either abbreviations, such as tranq and CQ, or words borrowed from another language to describe a culture-specific title or object, such as talaq and umiaq.
Q: Skills for Success is a six-level learning series for teaching reading, writing, listening and speaking. The learning kits include textbooks and an online classroom. The series is produced by the Oxford University Press and available for purchase in traditional packets as well as e-books.
Some fruits starting with "Q" are the quince and the quandong. The quince can be used in various dishes, although many people are not familiar with it. It is part of the same family of fruits that contains apples and pears. The quandong is unique to Australia.