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AEIOU Alles Erdreich Ist Österreich Untertan (Austria Is to Govern the World)
AEIOU Austriae Est Imperare Orbi Universo Words, those which contain just one each of the 5 major vowels, have always held a fascination for logologists, especially those words in which the 5 vowels appear in alphabetical order (AEIOU), and reverse alphabetical order (UOIEA), respectively. FACETIOUS and SUBCONTINENTAL are examples. Below, I offer a subtantial addition to the collections of these words which have already appeared in Word Ways. Most of them are the names of locations taken from The United States Board on Geographic Names The United States Board on Geographic Names (BGN) is an American federal body whose purpose is to establish and maintain uniform usage of geographic names throughout the U.S. government. Overview
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A handful of items concerned with these two special categories of AEIOU words have featured in Word Ways. For an overview of the current situation, the reader is directed to: AEIOU in Order (98037), in which I offered 145 words. These were supplemented in the Colloquies of 98115 and 99262, bringing the total to 170 where it currently stands. UOIEA Words (2001313) in which I listed 104 words.
AEIOU IN ORDER--88 LOCATIONS
7 letters ABEINOU (Morocco) ALEILOU (hill in Djibouti) ANETIOU (Irhzer A ... a wadi in Algeria) 8 letters ABERIOUN (mountain in Algeria) AFELIOUN (Irhzer A ... a stream in Morocco) AKEINOUN (dune in Mauritania) ALEBIOSU (Nigeria) ALEXIKOU (Moutti Tou A ... a hill in Cyprus) AREDHIOU (Cyprus) ASKEIOUR (fort in Morocco) DABEIGOU (China) DAHEIGOU (China) DALEITOU (China) DAMEIGOU (China) GALEILOU (area in Djibouti) KAREIROU (stream in Djibouti) MAPEIGOU (China) NAVEISOU (N ... Creek is a stream in Fiji) PATELIOU (mountain in Vanuatu) TA-LEI-T'OU (China) TA-PEI-FOU (China) TA-PEI-KOU (China) TA-WEI-KOU (China) 9 letters ACHERITOU (Cyprus) ADERDIOUF (In A ... a dune in Mali) AGBEDINOU (Togo) AGBENINOU (Togo) AKERJIOUM (mountain in Morocco) AMBEILOUL (dune in Mali) AMBELIKOIU (Cyprus) AMPELIKOU (Cyprus) MALENICOU (Dvor pod M... in S!ovakia) PANDELIOU (Koipos P ... a bay in Greece) PATEMBIOU (an abandoned place in Vanuatu) SANWEITOU (China) SAVECIONU (Lithuania) TA-N-ESKIOU (hill in Algeria) TAMERTIOU (mountain in Chad) VAKENTIOU (Ifalos Ayios V ... a shoal in Greece) YANMEILOU (China) 10 letters AKENZIGOUN (wadi in Niger) BADDEIZZOU (bute in Mauritania) BALEICOURT (France) CAMERINDOU (Guinea) CASTEILLOU (peak in France) CHADERIOUN (Syria) DAWENZIGOU (China) HAREISSOUN (Syria) JAMBELIGOU (stream in Central African Rep) KANG-WEI-KOU (Taiwan) KAPELIMORU (Uganda) KASTELLIOU (Akra K ... a point in Greece) MARENI-NOUY (Moldova) MASSEJIOUN (Togo) NANWEIZHOU (China) PARTHENIOU (Kolpos P ... a bay in Greece) RANKEILOUR (Nether R ... an estate in UK) SHAN-WEI-T'OU (China) TABENIOUS (Gara T ... a hill in Morocco) TAFELIOUNT (a mosque in Morocco) TARENTIMOU (Mali) TAZEITOUNT (Morocco) WANGBEIGOU (China) YANGBEIGOU (China) YANGMEITOU (China) 11 letters BANESHTI-NOU (Moldova) CHAPEMIROUX (stream in France) HAMEGICOURT (France) JAMERICOURT (France) KRAKEDJIMOU (stream-Central African Rep) LAMBERNIOUX (Belgium) QALEH-I-GOKUN (Iran) RANKEILLOUR (Nether R ... an estate in UK) SHANG-P'EI-FOU (China) TAFERBIOUNT (Morocco) TAMEZZILOUT (Bled T ... an area in Morocco) TAMJERIOULT (mountain in Morocco) YANGMEIZHOU (China) 12 letters BANESHTI-NOUY (Moldova) BAVELINCOURT (France) HAMELINCOURT (France) PANTELIMONUL (P ... de Jos in Romania) VANDELICOURT (France) WADELINCOURT (France) 13 letters CHASSERICOURT (France) KHAN-SHEIKHOUN (Syria) 14 letters SHANG-PEI-LO-TS'UN (China) 18 letters SKARPHEDHINSJOKULL (glacier in Iceland)
Let us take a closer look at a few of these locations: With its letters in alphabetical order, ABEINOU is an alphomic word. In KAPELIMORU and QALAEH-I-GOKUN consonants This is a list of all consonants, ordered by place and manner of articulation. Ordered by place of articulation
1. following in turns.
2. pertaining to every other one in a series.
3. occurring in place of another; acting as a substitute. . ASKEIOUR is the only word having 4 of the 5 vowels together in a group. Other than the 5 vowels, ALEILOU only contains one different letter of the alphabet alphabet [Gr. alpha-beta, like Eng. ABC], system of writing, theoretically having a one-for-one relation between character (or letter) and phoneme (see phonetics). Few alphabets have achieved the ideal exactness. (L). Both BANESHTI-NOUY and MARENI-NOUY have A,E,I,O,U and Y in order.
With 18 letters, SKARPHEDHINSJOKULL is the longest word. In length, it is matched by PHRAGELLIORHYNCHUS (a protozoan protozoan (prō'təzō`ən), informal term for the unicellular heterotrophs of the kingdom Protista. Protozoans comprise a large, diverse assortment of microscopic or near-microscopic organisms that live as single cells or in simple ) listed in AEIOU in Order. It might, however, be considered superior to the protozoan in not having a letter Y.
AEIOU IN ORDER--OTHER
These 3 AEIOU in order words are from Hodge's Handbook
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Subspecies (Triticum aestivum spelta) of wheat that has lax spikes and spikelets containing two light-red kernels. Triticum dicoccon was cultivated by the ancient Babylonians and the ancient Swiss lake dwellers; it is now grown for livestock forage and used in baked GANEIOUS)--a former Iroquois Iroquois
Any of the North American Indian tribes speaking a language of the Iroquoian family and living at the time of European contact in a continuous territory around Lakes Ontario, Huron, and Erie. village on the north shore of Lake Ontario Ontario, city, United States
Ontario, city (1990 pop. 133,179), San Bernardino co., S Calif., near Los Angeles, in a region of vineyards; inc. 1891. (note the group of 4 vowels). NADSNESSIOUCK = Dakota Dakota: see Sioux.
The 91 (88 + 3) words above, together with the running total of 170, increase our `AEIOU in order' word total to 261.
UOIEA WORDS--19 LOCATIONS
8 letters MUODIELA (wetland in Mozambique) 9 letters TUOMIPERA (Finland) 10 letters BURROTIETA (Ecuador) KUNOGIDELA (mountain in S. Afrika) L'UBORIECKA (Slovakia) SUPRONIETA (Belarus) VUORISELKA (section of lake in Finland) 11 letters KULOY-PINEGA (canal in Russia) KUROHIME-SAN (mountain in Japan) MURTOINPERA (house in Finland) PUTNOWIECKA (Wolka P ...) RUSSOGIELAS (hill in Norway) TUCHIVEHMAS (house in Finland) VUCKOVICEVA (hut in Bosnia-Hertzogovina) VUOSSISELKA (hill in Finland) 12 letters BUTOVICHEVKA (Ukraine) SUOR-DZHIYETA (Khrebet S ... are mountains in Russia) 13 letters UST'-KOLIK-YEGAN (Russia) 15 letters SJUKOVSKIFJELLA (mountain in Svalbard, Norway)
The 19 words above, together with the running total of 104, increase our `UOIEA' word total to 123.
Finally, I would draw your attention to a word in which the 5 vowels A, E, I, O and U occur in alphabetical order but which is precluded from being an `AEIOU Word' because it contains two extraneous ex·tra·ne·ous
1. Not constituting a vital element or part.
2. Inessential or unrelated to the topic or matter at hand; irrelevant. See Synonyms at irrelevant.
3. vowels. TAEIOUIHRA is a truly remarkable word in having the 5 major vowels in alphabetical order in an unbroken group! It resides in An Archaic Dictionary by W.R. Cooper, 1876.
TAEIOUIHRA A priestess of Amen Ra. She was the daughter of Khons-mes, a male spondist of Amen, and the lady Tent-amen, who was also a priestess of the same divinity
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