Is “Different” Two or Three Syllables?

  • Different is three syllables.
  • Why is different 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
    • Different divided into syllables: dif-fer-ent
    • Different pronounced: dif-er-ent
    • The three vowel sounds are:
      • I sound that comes from "dif"
      • E sound that comes from "er"
      • E sound that comes from "ent"

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