Define word and Syllable with examples and their Types

Lesson 3

Word and Syllable

 

 

Word

 

A meaningful Group of letters is called word.

 

Word

Letter

Words

Letter

Home

H+o+m+e

Father

F+a+t+h+e+r

Good

G+o+o+d

Body

B+o+d+y

Birth

B+i+r+t+h

Rain

R+a+i+n

Water

W+a+t+e+r

Silk

S+i+l+k

 

Compound Words

 

A compound word is a word that is made up of two or more words. For example, the word “bedroom” is made up of two words, bed and room.

Learn the following compound words.

 

 

 

 

 

Birthday

Sunrise

Safequard

Chairman

Lipstick

Nobleman

Dustbin

Sunday

Gentleman

Policeman

Moonlight

Shopkeeper

Workbook

Outlook

Railway

Flowerpot

Haircut

Grandmother

Lifelong

Seagull

 

 

 

                                                                             

Syllable Words

 

A word or a part of a word which contains a single vowel sound is called syllable.

 

 

One Syllable

 

Hope

Key

Two

Gate

Sleep

Wool

Play

Put

Push

can

 

Two Syllable

 

Zebra

Ze-bra

Today

To-day

Teacher

Tea-cher

Socket

So-cket

Above

a-bove

 

Three Syllable

 

 

Sentences

Sen-ten-ces

Calculate

Cal-cu-late

Yesterday

Yes-ter-day

incoming

In-com-ing

Principal

Prin-ci-pal

 

Four Syllable

 

 

Impossible

Im-poss-i-ble

Elevator

e-le-va-tor

Development

De-ve-lop-ment

Harmonica

Har-mo-ni-ca

Separately

Se-pa-rate-ly

 

 

Exercise

 

1.       Complete the following compound words.

 

Noble

Nobleman

Good

 

Shop

 

Hair

 

Water

 

Rain

 

Step

 

Foot

 

Birth

 

Milk

 

Silk

 

Pass

 

Dust

 

Moon

 

Lips

 

House

 

Chair

 

Bath

 

Eye

 

News

 

 

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