Is “Squirrels” Two or Three Syllables?

  • Squirrels is two syllables.
  • Why is squirrels 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
    • Squirrels divided into syllables: squir-rels
    • Squirrels pronounced: skwer-els
    • The two vowel sounds are:
      • E sound that comes from "skwer"
      • E sound that comes from "els"

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