Is “Water” One or Two Syllables?

  • Water is two syllables.
  • Why is water 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
    • Water divided into syllables: wa-ter
    • Water pronounced: wah-ter
    • The two vowel sounds are:
      • A sound that comes from "wah"
      • E sound that comes from "ter"

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a fruit in the 13th century.
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