How Do You Spell OPAL?

The word "opal" is spelled with two syllables: /ˈoʊ.pəl/. The first syllable is pronounced with the long "o" sound as in "boat" and the second syllable has a schwa sound, like the "u" in "cup". The spelling "opal" comes from the Latin word "opalus", but its etymology can be traced back to the Sanskrit word "upala", meaning "precious stone". Opals are known for their iridescence and are often used in jewelry. Proper spelling is important for effective communication and clarity in writing.

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Plural form of OPAL is OPALS

9 words made out of letters OPAL

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