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Three-syllable word (Posted on 2015-09-07) Difficulty: 1 of 5
What is the shortest three-syllable word in English?

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(In reply to probably... by Charlie)

aue, (a New Zealand-English word) is an interjection expressing pain, distress, or astonishment. It is a three-letter word of three syllables [a-oo-ə] (though the vowels almost blend into one with a sound similar to "ow").

For a three-letter word where the three syllables are more distinct, there is the noun ABC [ay-bee-see], defined as "the rudiments of a subject, especially reading and writing; (in UK) the alphabet".

Of course letters themselves are also deemed words by some sources. The word W [də-bəl-yoo], meaning something in the shape of the letter W, is a one-letter word of three-syllables.



Edited on September 8, 2015, 12:05 pm
  Posted by Dej Mar on 2015-09-08 04:29:45

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