syllabicate

[ si-lab-i-keyt ]
/ sɪˈlæb ɪˌkeɪt /
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verb (used with object), syl·lab·i·cat·ed, syl·lab·i·cat·ing.


Nearby words

  1. syll.,
  2. syllabarium,
  3. syllabary,
  4. syllabi,
  5. syllabic,
  6. syllabicity,
  7. syllabify,
  8. syllabism,
  9. syllabize,
  10. syllable

Origin of syllabicate

1765–75; back formation from syllabication < Medieval Latin syllabicātiōn- (stem of syllabicātiō). See syllabic, -ation

Related formssyl·lab·i·ca·tion, nounun·syl·lab·i·cat·ed, adjective

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