Is “Orange” One or Two Syllables?

  • Orange is two syllables.
  • Why is orange 2 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
    • Orange divided into syllables: or-ange
      • The "e" is silent.
    • Orange pronounced: or-anj
    • The two vowel sounds are:
      • O sound that comes from "or"
      • A sound that comes from "ange"

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