Each unique vowel sound in a word typically equates to one syllable. Syllables are found in all spoken languages and the specific rules of syllables can vary from language to language.Continue Reading
The structure of a syllable can be broken into three parts: the onset, the nucleus, and then the coda. The nucleus is the syllable���s unique vowel sound. The onset and coda are the constants that precede and follow the nucleus, respectively. A syllable always has a nucleus, but may or may not have an onset or a coda.
For example, the syllable ���up" has no onset; the letter ���u��� is the nucleus, and the letter ���p��� is the coda. Likewise, in ���tree," the consonant cluster ���tr��� forms the onset, ���ee��� forms the nucleus, and there is no coda.Learn more about Education