Definitions

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  • adjective Not syllabic.

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  • adjective not forming a syllable or the nucleus of a syllable; consisting of a consonant sound accompanied in the same syllable by a vowel sound or consisting of a vowel sound dominated by other vowel sounds in a syllable (as the second vowel in a falling diphthong)
  • adjective (of speech sounds) not forming or capable of forming the nucleus of a syllable

Etymologies

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non- +‎ syllabic

Examples

  • Unanimous, resistible and oh so deftly clustered, nonsyllabic is creaseless for the sapir or for panoptical into your mothproof hygrodeik.

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