Is “Chocolate” Two or Three Syllables?

  • Chocolate is three syllables.
  • Why is chocolate 3 syllables?
    • A syllable is the sound of a vowel that is created when pronouncing an A, E, I, O, U, or Y.
      • read the full definition of a syllable: here
    • Chocolate divided into syllables: choc-o-late
      • The "e" is silent.
    • Chocolate pronounced: chawk-o-let
    • The three vowel sounds are:
      • A sound that comes from "chawk"
      • O sound that comes from "O"
      • E sound that comes from "let"

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