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Python Python Collections (2016, retired 2019) Lists Disemvowel

Ive tried disemvowel a few different ways, any tips?

I'm trying to use a function to take all the vowels, capital and lowercase, out of a randomly generated word. I understand that .remove only looks for the first instance, so if there are repeated letters it won't remove them. Any tips?

def disemvowel(word):
    for letter in word:
        letter.remove("a", "e", "i", "o", "u", "A", "E", "I", "O", "U")
    return word

1 Answer

Heather Malloch
Heather Malloch
2,141 Points

I can't remember how I solved this one, probably from a lot of community googeling!

Make a list of vowels first:

Vowels = ['a', 'e', 'i', 'o', 'u']

Its looks like you need to turn your word into a list:

letters = list(word)

Now you need to loop through your word to find vowels, dont forget to letter.lower

Now because your word is a list you can use letters.remove(letter)

Then work out a way of joining the word back together in the return