Definition of Syllabify

1. Verb. Divide into syllables. "Syllabify the words"

Exact synonyms: Syllabicate, Syllabise, Syllabize
Generic synonyms: Section, Segment
Derivative terms: Syllabication, Syllable, Syllabification, Syllable, Syllable



Definition of Syllabify

1. v. t. To form or divide into syllables.

Definition of Syllabify

1. Verb. To divide a word into syllables; to syllabicate; to syllabize. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Syllabify

1. [v -FIED, -FYING, -FIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Syllabify

syllabicated
syllabicates
syllabicating
syllabication
syllabications
syllabicities
syllabicity
syllabics
syllabificate
syllabificated
syllabificating
syllabification
syllabifications
syllabified
syllabifies
syllabify (current term)
syllabifying
syllabise
syllabism
syllabisms
syllabist
syllabists
syllabize
syllabized
syllabizes
syllabizing
syllable
syllable structure
syllabled
syllables

Literary usage of Syllabify

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Art of Teaching and Studying Language by François Gouin, Howard Swan (1892)
"The scholar in Germany does not spell, does not syllabify—he reads. To-morrow, if we would, all our school-children could do the same. ..."

2. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1891)
"[< syllabify + -«fío». ... 'Theory of or concerning syllables; also, syllabic character; representation of syllables. syllabify (si-lab'i-fi), ..."

3. The Life and Letters of Lafcadio Hearn by Lafcadio Hearn, Elizabeth Bisland (1906)
"But when the woman comes again I shall try to syllabify the measure on paper. I can feel the popular mind in the peasant songs: in the military songs I ..."

4. The Life and Letters of Lafcadio Hearn by Elizabeth Bisland, Lafcadio Hearn (1906)
"But when the woman comes again I shall try to syllabify the measure on paper. I can feel the popular mind in the peasant songs: in the military songs I ..."

5. The Writings of Lafcadio Hearn by Lafcadio Hearn (1922)
"But when the woman comes again I shall try to syllabify the measure on paper. I can feel the popular mind in the peasant songs: in the military songs I ..."

6. The Art of Teaching and Studying Language by François Gouin, Howard Swan (1892)
"The scholar in Germany does not spell, does not syllabify—he reads. To-morrow, if we would, all our school-children could do the same. ..."

7. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1891)
"[< syllabify + -«fío». ... 'Theory of or concerning syllables; also, syllabic character; representation of syllables. syllabify (si-lab'i-fi), ..."

8. The Life and Letters of Lafcadio Hearn by Lafcadio Hearn, Elizabeth Bisland (1906)
"But when the woman comes again I shall try to syllabify the measure on paper. I can feel the popular mind in the peasant songs: in the military songs I ..."

9. The Life and Letters of Lafcadio Hearn by Elizabeth Bisland, Lafcadio Hearn (1906)
"But when the woman comes again I shall try to syllabify the measure on paper. I can feel the popular mind in the peasant songs: in the military songs I ..."

10. The Writings of Lafcadio Hearn by Lafcadio Hearn (1922)
"But when the woman comes again I shall try to syllabify the measure on paper. I can feel the popular mind in the peasant songs: in the military songs I ..."

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