Is “There” One Syllable or Two?

  • There is one syllable:
  • Why is there 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 2nd "e" in there is silent, it can only be one syllable.

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