Definition of Syllabication

1. Noun. Forming or dividing words into syllables.

Exact synonyms: Syllabification
Generic synonyms: Division
Derivative terms: Syllabicate, Syllabify



Definition of Syllabication

1. n. The act of forming syllables; the act or method of dividing words into syllables. See Guide to Pron., §275.

Definition of Syllabication

1. Noun. The act of syllabifying; syllabification. ¹

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Definition of Syllabication

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Syllabication

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syllabic
syllabic abbreviation
syllabic abbreviations
syllabic break
syllabic breaks
syllabic rhyme
syllabic rhymes
syllabic script
syllabical
syllabically
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syllabication (current term)
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syllabicity
syllabics
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syllabificated
syllabificating
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syllabifications
syllabified
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syllabify
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Literary usage of Syllabication

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1. Teaching Children to Be Literate: A Reflective Approach by Anthony V. Manzo, Ula Casale Manzo (1995)
"syllabication It is the syllabication aspect of structural analysis that is most ... As noted in the previous research findings section, syllabication is a ..."

2. Handbook of Composition: A Compendium of Rules Regarding Good English by Edwin Campbell Woolley (1907)
"Rules for syllabication : Follow pronun- syllabication 263. In dividing a word at the end of a line, make the separation between syllables, not elsewhere. ..."

3. Handbook of Composition: A Compendium of Rules Regarding Good English by Edwin Campbell Woolley (1907)
"syllabication 263. In dividing a word at the end of a line, make theE separation between syllables, not elsewhere. There is no uniform principle for ..."

4. Fundamentals in Methods in Elementary Schools by Joseph Patrick Kennedy (1915)
"syllabication, Important. — If the correct letters and their correct sequence in the word are important, it must also be important to know the larger ..."

5. Fundamentals of the English Language, Or, Orthography and Orthoepy: Designed by Frank Van Buren Irish (1888)
"syllabication is the proper division of words into syllables. ... syllabication is the first step in determining the pronunciation of a word. ..."

6. The Technique of Speech: A Guide to the Study of Diction According to the by Dora Duty Jones (1909)
"This is accomplished by means of the third element of spoken language, sound; syllabication being the art of grouping the vowels and consonants by the ..."

7. The Century Handbook of Writing by Garland Greever, Easley Stephen Jones (1918)
"syllabication earned $437 while attending school. ... syllabication. When a word is broken at the end of a line, use a hyphen there. ..."

8. Teaching Children to Be Literate: A Reflective Approach by Anthony V. Manzo, Ula Casale Manzo (1995)
"syllabication It is the syllabication aspect of structural analysis that is most ... As noted in the previous research findings section, syllabication is a ..."

9. Handbook of Composition: A Compendium of Rules Regarding Good English by Edwin Campbell Woolley (1907)
"Rules for syllabication : Follow pronun- syllabication 263. In dividing a word at the end of a line, make the separation between syllables, not elsewhere. ..."

10. Handbook of Composition: A Compendium of Rules Regarding Good English by Edwin Campbell Woolley (1907)
"syllabication 263. In dividing a word at the end of a line, make theE separation between syllables, not elsewhere. There is no uniform principle for ..."

11. Fundamentals in Methods in Elementary Schools by Joseph Patrick Kennedy (1915)
"syllabication, Important. — If the correct letters and their correct sequence in the word are important, it must also be important to know the larger ..."

12. Fundamentals of the English Language, Or, Orthography and Orthoepy: Designed by Frank Van Buren Irish (1888)
"syllabication is the proper division of words into syllables. ... syllabication is the first step in determining the pronunciation of a word. ..."

13. The Technique of Speech: A Guide to the Study of Diction According to the by Dora Duty Jones (1909)
"This is accomplished by means of the third element of spoken language, sound; syllabication being the art of grouping the vowels and consonants by the ..."

14. The Century Handbook of Writing by Garland Greever, Easley Stephen Jones (1918)
"syllabication earned $437 while attending school. ... syllabication. When a word is broken at the end of a line, use a hyphen there. ..."

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