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

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SYLLABICATION Defined for Kids

syllabication

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

Definition of syllabication for Students

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

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