Is Fire One Syllable or Two?

  • Fire is only one syllable.
  • Why is fire only 1 syllable?
    • 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
    • Since the "e" in fire is silent, fire can only be one syllable.

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