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Python Python Collections (2016, retired 2019) Lists Disemvowel

Michael Revy
Michael Revy
3,882 Points

disemvowel

I get Bummer! Hmm, got letters did not expect - or similar.
I loop thru vowel list and while I can find vowels in the word, I remove, then on to next vowel. I also force lowercase.

disemvowel.py
def disemvowel(word):
    disem = list(word.lower())
    vowels = ["a", "e", "i", "o", "u"]

    for i in range(len(vowels)):
        while True:
            try:
                disem.remove(vowels[i])
            except ValueError:
                break                

    return ''.join([i for i in disem])

word = "CaaaPgZZUUiRfseEYooOj"
cipher = disemvowel(word)
print(word)
print(cipher)
Michael Revy
Michael Revy
3,882 Points

I entered a very elegant solution (not my own - Brandon Jaus)

def disemvowelb(word): return ''.join([i for i in word.lower() if not i in 'aeiou'])

but this still gives me the Bummer! I tested with several long words and seemed to work fine.

Michael Revy
Michael Revy
3,882 Points

I see my mistake .. I should not lower case any consonants !!! Removed lower and added uppercase vowels

Help man me with full working code I'm stack man its been days please help!!!

1 Answer

Stuart Wright
Stuart Wright
41,103 Points

I have amended the one line solution you've posted a little to get the correct solution:

def disemvowel(word):
    return ''.join([i for i in word if not i in 'aeiouAEIOU'])

Can yu help me with full working code please!!