- to form or divide into syllables.
Origin of syllabify
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What he said was unintelligible, but words were uttered; the syllabification was distinct.
His attention is called to syllabification as well as to diacritical marks.How to Teach Phonics
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As such they are the carriers of practically all significant differences in stress, pitch, and syllabification.Language
Madmen are of some nation, and their language, however incoherent in its words, has always the coherence of syllabification.
- (tr) to divide (a word) into its constituent syllables
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