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I wonder how many syllables those words have.
Thanks in advance.
Segment of speech usually consisting of a vowel with or without accompanying consonant sounds (e.g., a, I, out, too, cap, snap, check). A syllabic consonant, like the final n sound in button and widen, also constitutes a syllable. Closed (checked) syllables end in a consonant, open (free) syllables in a vowel. Syllables play an important role in the study of speech and in phonetics and phonology .
girl have 1
go have 1
A syllable is a basic unit of written and spoken language. It is a unit consisting of uninterrupted sound that can be used to make up words. For example, the word hotel has two syllables: ho and tel. These will be marked here as in ho/tel.
Counting SyllablesTo find the number of syllables in a word, use the following steps:
The number of syllables that you hear when you pronounce a word is the same as the number of vowels sounds heard. For example:
Six Kinds of SyllablesThere are six different kinds of syllables in English:
Anonymous:A syllable is how many times a word can be broken into. For example explain has 2 syllables; ex/ plain.
No. A native speaker would say this is one syllable (unless he has some kind of strange accent, I suppose).
PS - I see that I am correcting a very old post.
Anonymous:[Y]A syllable is a unit of organization for a sequence of speechsounds. Hope that helps bye!!!!!
Anonymous:How about reheat?
I so pose to pass this next week
Anonymous:rain has only one syllable
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