Separate prefixes, suffixes, and root words
Are two consonants next to each other? Divide in between them
consonant = a letter that is not a vowel
Never split 2 consonants that (when pronounced together) make only 1 sound
Is the consonant surrounded by vowels?
Does the 1st vowel have a long sound? (Like the 'i' in line)
Divide before the consonant.
Does the 1st vowel have a short sound? (Like the 'i' in mill)
Divide after the consonant.
Is there a 'ckle' in the word? Divide right before the 'le'.
Is there a 'le' (no 'ck' in front)? Divide 1 letter before the 'le'.
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