List of Easy Words That Start With Y (Great for Kids and Preschoolers)

Need some easy words that start with Y?

In this post, I’ve put together a list of some common words beginning with the letter Y that are easy – and some medium difficulty.

Y is always a challenging letter to find words for, but I’ve done my best and hope you find what you’re looking for:

Easy Words That Start With Y

Yam – the edible starchy tuber of a climbing plant that is widely grown in tropical and subtropical countries.

Yard – a unit of linear measure equal to 3 feet (0.9144 meters).

Yawn – involuntarily open one’s mouth wide and inhale deeply due to tiredness or boredom.

Yes – used to give an affirmative response.

Yoga – a Hindu spiritual and ascetic discipline, a part of which, including breath control, simple meditation, and the adoption of specific bodily postures, is widely practiced for health and relaxation.

Yolk – the yellow internal part of a bird’s egg, which is surrounded by the white, is rich in protein and fat, and nourishes the developing embryo.

You – used to refer to the person or people that the speaker is addressing.

Medium Difficulty Words That Start With Y

Yacht – a medium-sized sailing boat equipped for cruising or racing.

Yahoo – a rude, noisy, or violent person.

Yana – a member of a North American people of northern California.

Yearn – have an intense feeling of longing for something, typically something that one has lost or been separated from.

Yeast – a microscopic fungus consisting of single oval cells that reproduce by budding, and capable of converting sugar into alcohol and carbon dioxide.

If there are any easy words beginning with Y that you would like to see added to this list, please drop me a comment below and I’ll add them.

If you didn’t find what you were looking for – or maybe you just want more easy words – click any of the letters below to see a list of easy words starting with that letter of the alphabet:

List of Easy and Medium Difficulty Words From Other Letters of the Alphabet:


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