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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
SYLLABICATION Defined for Kids

syllabication

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

Definition of SYLLABICATION for Kids

:  the forming of syllables :  the dividing of words into syllables

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