How do you stress a four syllable word?

How do you stress a four syllable word?

The stress in four syllable words is either on the second or third syllable. The second syllable is generally stressed if the word ends in -cy, -ty, -phy, -gy or -al.

How do you identify stress in a word?

Learn These 4 Word Stress Rules to Improve Your PronunciationStress the first syllable of: Most two-syllable nouns (examples: CLImate, KNOWledge) Stress the last syllable of: Most two-syllable verbs (examples: reQUIRE, deCIDE)Stress the second-to-last syllable of: Words that end in -ic (examples: ecSTATic, geoGRAPHic) Stress the third-from-last syllable of:

What are two syllable words?

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What are some one syllable words?

noun. an uninterrupted segment of speech consisting of a vowel sound, a diphthong, or a syllabic consonant, with or without preceding or following consonant sounds: “Eye,” “sty,” “act,” and “should” are English words of one syllable. “Eyelet,” “stifle,” “enact,” and “shouldn’t” are two-syllable words.