noun /sɪˌlæ.bə.fɪˈkeɪ.ʃən/
the division of a word into syllables.

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  • Syllabification — is the separation of a word into syllables, whether spoken or written. : It is also used to describe the process of something like a consonant turning into a syllable, but this is not discussed here. For example, in North Central American English …   Wikipedia

  • Syllabification — Syl*lab i*fi*ca tion, n. [See {Syllabify}.] Same as {Syllabication}. Rush. [1913 Webster] Syllabification depends not on mere force, but on discontinuity of force. H. Sweet. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • syllabification — noun Date: 1838 syllabication …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • syllabification — See syllabify. * * * …   Universalium

  • syllabification — n. division into syllables …   English contemporary dictionary

  • syllabification — [sɪˌlabɪfɪ keɪʃ(ə)n] (also syllabication) noun the division of words into syllables. Derivatives syllabify verb (syllabifies, syllabifying, syllabified) …   English new terms dictionary

  • syllabification — syl·lab·i·fi·ca·tion …   English syllables

  • syllabification — noun forming or dividing words into syllables • Syn: ↑syllabication • Derivationally related forms: ↑syllabify, ↑syllabicate (for: ↑syllabication) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • syllabify — syllabification, n. /si lab euh fuy /, v.t., syllabified, syllabifying. to form or divide into syllables. [1860 65; < NL syllabificare. See SYLLABLE, IFY] * * * …   Universalium

  • Syllable — For the computer operating system, see Syllable (operating system). A syllable is a unit of organization for a sequence of speech sounds. For example, the word water is composed of two syllables: wa and ter. A syllable is typically made up of a… …   Wikipedia

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