Is “People” Two or Three Syllables?

  • People is two syllables.
  • Why is people 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
    • People divided into syllables: peo-ple
      • The "o" is silent.
    • People pronounced: pee-pul
    • The two vowel sounds are:
      • E sound that comes from "pee"
      • U sound that comes from "pul"

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