\sˈɪləbə͡l], \sˈɪləbəl], \s_ˈɪ_l_ə_b_əl]\
Definitions of SYLLABLE
- 2006 - WordNet 3.0
- 2011 - English Dictionary Database
- 2010 - New Age Dictionary Database
- 1919 - The Winston Simplified Dictionary
- 1899 - The american dictionary of the english language.
- 1894 - The Clarendon dictionary
- 1919 - The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language
- 1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
- 1871 - The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
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By Princeton University
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An elementary sound, or a combination of elementary sounds, uttered together, or with a single effort or impulse of the voice, and constituting a word or a part of a word. In other terms, it is a vowel or a diphtong, either by itself or flanked by one or more consonants, the whole produced by a single impulse or utterance. One of the liquids, l, m, n, may fill the place of a vowel in a syllable. Adjoining syllables in a word or phrase need not to be marked off by a pause, but only by such an abatement and renewal, or reenforcement, of the stress as to give the feeling of separate impulses. See Guide to Pronunciation, /275.
In writing and printing, a part of a word, separated from the rest, and capable of being pronounced by a single impulse of the voice. It may or may not correspond to a syllable in the spoken language.
A small part of a sentence or discourse; anything concise or short; a particle.
By Oddity Software
That part of a word which can be clearly spoken by a single effort of the voice; in writing and printing, such a part of a word separated from the rest of the word.
By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
Several letters taken together so as to form one sound: a word or part of a word uttered by a single effort of the voice: a small part of a sentence.
By Daniel Lyons
By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
By James Champlin Fernald
A letter or combination of letters uttered together by a single impulsion of the voice; a small part of a sentence; a particle.
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
n. [Latin, Greek] An elementary sound, or a combination of elementary sounds uttered together, or at a single effort or impulse of the voice, and constituting a word or a part of a word ;-in writing and printing, part of a word separated from the rest, and capable of being pronounced by a single impulse of the voice ;-a small part of a sentence or discourse ;-a concise part ;-a jot ; a tittle.
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