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  Definition of syllable
  1. a unit of spoken language larger than a phoneme; "the word `pocket'' has two syllables"
Hyponyms: penult, penultima, penultimate, antepenult, antepenultimate, reduplication, solfa syllable

 

Part Meronyms: word

 

Derivational Morphology: syllabify, syllabicate, syllabize, syllabise

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: 音節   Danish: stavelse  
Dutch: lettergreep   Finnish: tavu  
French: syllabe   German: Silbe  
Greek: συλλαβή   Hungarian: szótag  
Italian: sillaba   Japanese: 音節  
Korean: 음절   Portuguese: sílaba  
Russian: слог   Serbian: slog  
Slovak: slabika   Spanish: sílaba  
Swedish: stavelse  
 
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