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syllabify

[ si-lab-uh-fahy ]
/ s瑟藞l忙b 蓹藢fa瑟 /
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verb (used with object), syl路lab路i路fied, syl路lab路i路fy路ing.
to form or divide into syllables.
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Origin of syllabify

From the New Latin word syllabific膩re, dating back to 1860鈥65. See syllable, -ify

OTHER WORDS FROM syllabify

syl路lab路i路fi路ca路tion, nounmis路syl路lab路i路fi路ca路tion, nounmis路syl路lab路i路fy, verb (used with object), mis路syl路lab路i路fied, mis路syl路lab路i路fy路ing.un路syl路lab路i路fied, adjective
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How to use syllabify in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for syllabify

syllabify

syllabicate

/ (s瑟藞l忙b瑟藢fa瑟) /

verb -fies, -fying, -fied, -cates, -cating or -cated
(tr) to divide (a word) into its constituent syllables

Derived forms of syllabify

syllabification or syllabication, noun
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