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Python Python Collections (2016, retired 2019) Lists Disemvowel

I don't know exactly what I should do in this objective

In this task I'm supposed to have a word in which I should have no vowels. I tried every looping function that I know but every time it returns to me a Bummer.

def disemvowel(word):
    word = list(word)
    vowels = ["a", "e", "i", "o","u"]
    return word

1 Answer

Unfortunately, remove does not remove all instances of a value within a list. It only deletes the first find of the instance. Here's an explanation of my solution:

  • Go through the letters of the word
  • For each letter, if is not a vowel, append it to an accumulating variable
  • Return the variable
def disemvowel(word):
    new_word = ''
    for letter in word:
        if letter.lower() not in 'aeiou':
            new_word += letter
    return new_word