from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The act of syllabifying; syllabification.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of forming syllables; the act or method of dividing words into syllables. See Guide to Pron., §275.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The formation of syllables; especially, the division of a word into its constituent syllabic parts in writing and printing.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. forming or dividing words into syllables
I decided to give the writer a pass on his over-syllabication because I hadn't done nearly enough research on this bill.
Write 10 words frequently mispronounced andindicate pronunciation by use of diacritical marks and by syllabication.
Mr. Fairbain did well and actually seemed to be enjoying himself until syllabication did him in.
Gigantic white birds fly from beyond the white curtain, screaming the eternal "Teke-li-li, tekeli-li" -- a syllabication that dies away on the lips of the islander as his soul finally, on that last terrible day, leaves his body.
Then indicate what words are to be defined, and insist upon the proper syllabication, accent, marking of letters, etc.
_All new words of special difficulty, at the heads of the lessons_, having their syllabication, accent, and pronunciation indicated according to Webster.
In the United States the prevailing purpose of syllabication is to indicate pronunciation.
It is good that these words came just here to wall themselves before the torrent that might not have been stayed until I had laid the mountain of my thought upon the sycophantic syllabication that the world loves to "lip" unto the world, -- the false world, that, blinded, blinds to blinder blindness those that fain would behold.
Rules for the division of words at the ends of lines, with remarks on spelling, syllabication and pronunciation.
Rules for the division of words at the ends of lines, with remarks on spelling, syllabication and pronunciation. 42 pp.; 70 review questions.