syllabification

noun

syl·​lab·​i·​fi·​ca·​tion sə-ˌla-bə-fə-ˈkā-shən How to pronounce syllabification (audio)

Word History

First Known Use

1838, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of syllabification was in 1838

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Cite this Entry

“Syllabification.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/syllabification. Accessed 27 Nov. 2022.

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syllabification

noun

syl·​lab·​i·​fi·​ca·​tion sə-ˌlab-ə-fə-ˈkā-shən How to pronounce syllabification (audio)
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