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syllabify

[si-lab-uh-fahy] /sɪˈlæb əˌfaɪ/
verb (used with object), syllabified, syllabifying.
1.
to form or divide into syllables.
Origin of syllabify
1860-1865
From the New Latin word syllabificāre, dating back to 1860-65. See syllable, -ify
Related forms
syllabification, noun
missyllabification, noun
missyllabify, verb (used with object), missyllabified, missyllabifying.
unsyllabified, adjective
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syllabify

/sɪˈlæbɪˌfaɪ/
verb -fies, -fying, -fied, -cates, -cating, -cated
1.
(transitive) to divide (a word) into its constituent syllables
Derived Forms
syllabification, syllabication, noun
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