Syllabicity



noun
1.
the state of being syllabic; the ability to form a syllable.

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  • Syllabify

    verb (used with object), syllabified, syllabifying. 1. to form or divide into syllables. verb -fies, -fying, -fied, -cates, -cating, -cated 1. (transitive) to divide (a word) into its constituent syllables

  • Syllabism

    noun 1. the use of syllabic characters, as in writing. 2. division into syllables. noun 1. use of a writing system consisting of characters for syllables rather than for individual sounds or whole words Also called syllabography



  • Syllabize

    verb (used with object), syllabized, syllabizing. 1. to syllabify.

  • Syllable

    noun 1. 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. 2. one or more written letters or characters representing more […]



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