Chunking and Syllables
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Language arts a syllable is a unit of organization for sequence of speech sounds. Syllables are often considered the phonological building blocks of words.
Speech can usually be divided up into a number of syllables.
A word that consists of a single syllable, like the word dog, is called a monosyllable.
A word that consists of two syllables is called a disyllable.
A word with three syllables is a trisyllable
Any word with more than three syllables is called a polysyllable.