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Is “Watermelon” Two or Three Syllables?
- Watermelon is four syllables.
- Why is watermelon 4 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
- Watermelon divided into syllables: wa-ter-mel-on
- Watermelon pronounced: wah-ter-mel-on
- The four vowel sounds are:
- A sound that comes from "wah"
- E sound that comes from "ter"
- E sound that comes from "mel"
- O sound that comes from "on"
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Explore the word "Watermelon"
“Orange” became the term for
a fruit in the 13th century.