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syllabication

noun syl·lab·i·ca·tion \sə-ˌla-bə-ˈkā-shən\

Definition of SYLLABICATION

:  the act, process, or method of forming or dividing words into syllables

First Known Use of SYLLABICATION

15th century

Other Grammar and Linguistics Terms

ablaut, allusion, anacoluthon, diacritic, gerund, idiom, infinitive, metaphor, semiotics, simile

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