Is “Wrestling” Two or Three Syllables?

  • Wrestling is two syllables.
  • Why is wrestling 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
    • Wrestling divided into syllables: wres-tling
    • Wrestling pronounced: res-ling
    • The two vowel sounds are:
      • E sound that comes from "res"
      • I sound that comes from "ling"

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Spain, France, Greece, & Chad
4 countries, 1 syllable each
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