[C] [D] [E]
[F] [G] [H]
[I] [J] [K]
[L] [M] [N]
[O] [P] [Q]
[R] [S] [T]
[U] [V] [W]
[X] [Y] [Z]
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Syllable 1Definition: An elementary sound, or a combination of elementary
sounds, uttered together, or with a single effort or impulse of the voice, and constituting a word or a part of a word. In other
terms, it is a vowel or a
diphtong, either by itself or flanked by one or more
consonants, the whole produced by a single impulse or utterance. One of the
liquids, l, m, n, may fill the place of a vowel in a syllable. Adjoining
syllables in a word or phrase need not to be marked off by a pause, but only by such an abatement and renewal, or reenforcement, of the stress as to give the feeling of separate
impulses. See Guide to Pronunciation,
Syllable 2Definition: In writing and printing, a part of a word, separated from the rest, and capable of being pronounced by a single impulse of the voice. It may or may not correspond to a syllable in the spoken language.
Syllable 3Definition: A small part of a sentence or discourse; anything concise or short; a particle.
Syllable 4Definition: To pronounce the
syllables of; to utter; to articulate.
syllable 5Definition: a unit of spoken language larger than a phoneme; "the word `pocket'' has two