Number of syllables in words ending -tion?

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Number of syllables in words ending -tion?

Postby FOREVER » Mon Apr 19, 2010 9:17 pm

Hi I am a new member in the forum.
could you please tell me the number of syllable in some words ending in 'tion'.For instance, pollution and invention...

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Re: pronunciation

Postby Josef » Tue Apr 20, 2010 9:32 am

In general "tion" at the end of a word is one syllable and pronounced something like "SHUN".

pol-lu-tion = 3 syllables
in-ven-tion = 3 syllables
pro-nun-ci-a-tion = 5 syllables

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Re: Number of syllables in words ending -tion?

Postby FOREVER » Sat Apr 24, 2010 12:27 pm

DEAR SIR,

I MUST THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR THE EXPLANATION AND THE THOROUGH ANSWER

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Re: Number of syllables in words ending -tion?

Postby FOREVER » Sat Apr 24, 2010 12:29 pm

DEAR SIR,

I MUST THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR THE EXPLANATION AND THE THOROUGH ANSWER


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