syllable examples list

Here is a list of two-syllable words:

  • able, alive, apple, away, better, broken, city, country, daily, early, easy, even, evil, fifty, forward, freedom, future, happy, human, hungry, joyful, language, little, loving, lucky, many, music, nature, office, open, other, over, party, perfect, picture, public, pumpkin, safe, simple, solid, special, stupid, sugar, thirsty, ugly, welcome, woman

These words are described as “disyllabic” or “dissyllabic” (avoid “bisyllabic”).
Examples:

  • bake, bone, life, pine, lifetime

In the following words, only the bolded syllables are magic “e” syllables:

  • valentine, baseball, explode

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Syllables
A syllable is a word or a word segment that is pronounced as a single sound. Some words have one syllable (including cat, dog, fish, and walk). Some words have two syllables (including apple, orange, and walking). Some words have three syllables (including syllable, important, and excellent). Some words have more.

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  • long
    • This word has one syllable. There is only one vowel sound, created by the “o.”
  • shame
    • This word has one syllable. Even though there are two vowels, only one vowel makes a sound. The long “a” sound is the vowel sound; the “e” is a silent “e.”
  • silent
    • This word has two vowels sounds; therefore it has two syllables. The first syllable is “si” with the long “i” sound. The second syllable includes the letters “lent.”

Single vowel sound

Learn how to use the easiest words finder here. Word lists are in the order of the most common words and most searched.
Two syllable words. List of 28,141 words that have 2 syllables. Add length, consonants, vowels, syllables, origin, spelling and more. View word search examples.

One syllable words. List of 7,291 words that are single syllable. Add length, consonants, vowels, syllables, origin, spelling and more. View word search examples.
Learn how to use the easiest words finder here. Word lists are in the order of the most common words and most searched.

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This is a haiku about a frog:
A syllable is a single, unbroken sound of a spoken (or written) word. Syllables usually contain a vowel and accompanying consonants. Sometimes syllables are referred to as the ‘beats’ of spoken language.

flower: On the initial pass (when he’s reading the words), if he chooses the /oe/ sound for the vowel sound, use this as the first opportunity to introduce the strategy. After he says floe-er, as in blower, he might self-correct. If not, immediately point to the ow and simply say, “This can be /oe/; what else can it be?” If he knows, he’ll get flower. If he doesn’t, tell him it can be /ow/ and let him proceed.
Spread the work on the word lists over several sessions. Go at a pace of about one page of chunked words per session and ten words from the whole word pages. You should finish the chunked words a few sessions before you finish the pages of whole words used for reading, chunking and spelling. In fact, you can move on to 3-syllable chunked words before finishing the 2-syllable work on whole words.

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You can check how many syllables a word has by putting your hand under your chin and saying a word. Each time your chin moves to make a vowel sound, count a syllable. For example, the word difficult moves your chin three times. Therefore, difficult is three syllables.
cough – cough (one syllable)

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A word can have more than one syllable. The following words are examples of words with two syllables. Here are examples of words with 2 syllables. The different syllables are shown on the right, and they are separated with a space.
Watch the following video for a full explanation and demonstration of word stress:

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Spoken syllable divisions often do not coincide with or give the rationale for the conventions of written syllables. In the first word pair above, you may naturally divide the spoken syllables of bridle between bri and dle and the spoken syllables of riddle between ri and ddle. Nevertheless, the syllable rid is “closed” because it has a short vowel; therefore, it must end with consonant. The first syllable bri is “open,” because the syllable ends with a long vowel sound. The result of the syllable-combining process leaves a double d in riddle (a closed syllable plus consonant-le) but not in bridle (open syllable plus consonant-le). These spelling conventions are among many that were invented to help readers decide how to pronounce and spell a printed word.
bridle – riddle table – tatter even – ever

Resources:

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/grammar/syllable/
http://writingexplained.org/grammar-dictionary/syllable
http://www.yougowords.com/2-syllables
http://www.yougowords.com/1-syllables
http://www.theschoolrun.com/what-is-a-syllable
http://www.ontrackreading.com/phonics-program/2-syllable-word-lists
http://www.thoughtco.com/word-syllable-stress-patterns-in-english-1212074
http://www.really-learn-english.com/english-pronunciation-lesson-02-word-stress-and-syllables.html
http://www.readingrockets.org/article/six-syllable-types
http://www.theschoolrun.com/what-is-a-syllable