syllabize

transitive verb
syl·​la·​bize | \ -ˌbīz \
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of syllabize

1 : syllabify
2 : to utter (as verse) with distinct articulation of separate syllables

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History and Etymology for syllabize

Medieval Latin syllabizare, from Greek syllabizein, from syllabē syllable + -izein -ize

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“Syllabize.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/syllabize. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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