nonsyllabic

adjective
non·syllabic

Definition of nonsyllabic 

: not constituting a syllable or the nucleus of a syllable:

a of a consonant : accompanied in the same syllable by a vowel \ is syllabic in \ˈbätᵊnē\ botany, nonsyllabic in \ˈbätnē\

b of a vowel : having vowel quality less prominent than that of another vowel in the syllable the second vowel of a falling diphthong, as \i\ in \ȯi\, is nonsyllabic

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