Is Our One or Two Syllables?

  • Our is one syllable.
  • Why is our 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
    • Our is pronounced: ow-r.
    • The O and U make one vowel sound, ow. The remaining sound is made by the R, which is not a vowel.

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