syllable words list

baseball: If he draws the line after ba or bas, tell him he split the vowel sound and indicate the a-e in base.
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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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An open syllable occurs when a vowel is at the end of the syllable, resulting in the long vowel sound, e.g. pa/per, e/ven, o/pen, go & we. Open syllable words are open because they are not closed by a consonant.
The table below illustrates the open and closed syllable concept.

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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”).
Here is a list of three-syllable words:

  • abducting, accurate, adjective, animal, buffalo, cabinet, certainly, companion, conference, connection, considered, curious, customary, dangerous, different, difficult, dinosaur, electric, everything, exciting, exercise, family, feminine, general, glacier, healthy, horizon, illustrate, important, industry, innocent, instrument, internal, liberal, library, masculine, medical, musical, natural, opposite, period, personal, physical, positive, possible, separate, serious, sporadic, tropical, uniform

These words are described as “trisyllabic.”

  1. Get a list of all existing English sylables.
  2. Divide each word into onset / nucleus / coda.
  3. Make lists of valid values for each of the three.
  4. Hand filter these lists looking for mistakes.
  5. Number of possible words is the cross product of these three lists.
  6. Unused words is this list minus a list of one-syllable words.

Here are the examples I found for each. In general, don’t trust the counts too much, since the list has some cases where it consistently mis-divides syllables and when I culled I only removed onsets/codas where I couldn’t find a valid example and didn’t try to update counts.

syllable words list, Language Skills Abroad
Reinforcement: Repeat the activity. Have each child close his eyes when it is his turn. After giving a response, then he can look at the picture card and choose the picture. With eyes closed, the child must really listen to the word.
To start the game, you will say a two-syllable word from the provided word list, and have the child repeat it. Then ask her to tell you only the first part of the word. Hold up the appropriate picture care to give her a visual clue.