syllabify

verb
syl·​lab·​i·​fy | \ sə-ˈla-bə-ˌfī How to pronounce syllabify (audio) \
syllabified; syllabifying

Definition of syllabify

transitive verb

: to form or divide into syllables

First Known Use of syllabify

circa 1859, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for syllabify

Latin syllaba syllable

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The first known use of syllabify was circa 1859

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“Syllabify.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/syllabify. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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syllabify

verb
syl·​lab·​i·​fy | \ sə-ˈla-bə-ˌfī How to pronounce syllabify (audio) \
syllabified; syllabifying

Kids Definition of syllabify

: to form or divide into syllables

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