Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Syllable"

The meaning of "Syllable" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does I felt every syllable in the “disrespect” 😭 mean?
A: Person A might be yelling at someone, and they say "This is such blatant disrespect!". Because they're yelling, they're using more force behind each word. Person B might hear person A yelling, and say "I felt every syllable in the 'disrespect', wow", meaning that they could really tell that A meant what they were saying because of how passionately and forcefully they were speaking. Does that make any more sense?
Q: What does The second syllable of "cream crackered" was a little off. mean?
A: The pronunciation of "crackered" is /ˈkɹakəd/ (using the IPA), so they mean that the way /kɹa/ was said sounded strange or unnatural.
Q: What does The final syllable is stressed.
What does 'stressed' mean in this context? mean?
A: It means emphasized

Synonyms of "Syllable" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between syllable and word ?
A: Words are made of syllables...
syllables are made of a group of blended letters that reproduces a sort of sound .
comfortable is a word
com.fort.a.ble each one here: is a syllable
Q: What is the difference between syllable and phoneme ?
A: phoneme is a sound like /k/ and you see it in "cat" and "kit". it is related to the way you pronounce things. Japanese combines consonant and vowels in one letter, so this might be harder to see. in か the romanization would be "ka". so /k/ would be one phoneme, pronounced without a vowel

a syllable is one unit of pronunciation. in Japanese, this is easy and simple : あ,か,さ,た,な each have one syllable. Think of beats in music. 日本 would have two syllables "に" and "ほん".

In english, this gets trickier because it's harder to see, especially for a non native speaker. To find the correct number of syllables in english, you cannot add extra sounds to fit your alphabet, which is what I've seen many Japanese and Koreans do in English.

"McDonald's" - 3 syllables
マクドナルド- 6 syllables

How 1
many 2 ma-ny
syllables 3 syl-la-bles
are 1
in 1
this 1
word? 1
butterfly 3 bu-tter-fly
Japanese 3 Ja-pan-ese
English 2 eng-glish
Q: What is the difference between syllable and word ?
A: Words consist of syllables

Translations of "Syllable"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? How many syllables are in seagulls' (plural, possessive)..? I think it's three but want to make sure. Thanks!
A: 2. See-gulls. Making it possessive doesn't add a syllable.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? why is it “more/the most tired” instead of just “tireder/the tiredest” even though it has 2 syllables?
A: Because "tired" isn't originally an adjective, so adjective rules don't necessarily apply to it.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? How can I improve syllable accent?
Is there any good way to practice syllable accent?
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? syllables
A: yes very good.

To figure it out I like to clap out each syllable this should help. Example

Other questions about "Syllable"

Q: Which syllable do you stress in the word "detail"?
A: In standard (news broadcast) American English, it's DE-tail. People in some parts of the country say de-TAIL, but the first is probably more common.
Q: Which syllable of 'concrete' do you accent?
A: Wow, thus makes me realize that when used as a noun, we Americans stress the last syllable, but as an adjective, we stress the first!
Q: how many syllables are in "utopia"? and could you pronounce it for me?
A: Utopia has 4 syllables
Q: How many syllables the word "delightfulness" has? Does this sound natural?
A: it would sound better "how many syllables does the word "delightfulness" have?"
and the answer is four (de-light-ful-ness)
Q: "unusual" is 3 syllable???
A: @Dotori: 'Unusual' actually has 4 syllables! 😊

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