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nonsyllabic

[ non-si-lab-ik ]
/ ˌnɒn sɪˈlæb ɪk /
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adjective (of a speech sound)
not forming a syllable or the nucleus of a syllable.
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Origin of nonsyllabic

First recorded in 1905–10; non- + syllabic
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