Is “Vegetables” Three Syllables or Four?

  • Vegetables is three syllables.
  • Why is vegetables 3 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
    • Vegetables divided into syllables: vege-ta-bles
      • The 2nd "e" is silent.
    • Vegetables pronounced: vej-tah-buls
    • The three vowel sounds are:
      • E sound that comes from "vej"
      • A sound that comes from "tah"
      • U sound that comes from "buls"

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