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Syllable 1

Definition: 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 2

Definition: 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 3

Definition: A small part of a sentence or discourse; anything concise or short; a particle.

Syllable 4

Definition: To pronounce the syllables of; to utter; to articulate.

syllable 5

Definition: a unit of spoken language larger than a phoneme; "the word `pocket'' has two syllables"

 

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