HyperDic: syllable

English > 1 sense of the word syllable:
NOUNcommunicationsyllablea unit of spoken language larger / larger than a phoneme
syllable > pronunciation
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > syllable: 1 sense > noun 1, communication
MeaningA unit of spoken language larger / larger than a phoneme.
Example"the word 'pocket' has two syllables"
Part ofwordA unit of language that native speakers can identify
Narrowerantepenult, antepenultima, antepenultimateThe 3rd syllable of a word counting back from the end
penult, penultima, penultimateThe next to last syllable in a word
reduplicationThe syllable added in a reduplicated word form
solfa syllableOne of the names for notes of a musical scale in solmization
ultimaThe last syllable in a word
Broaderlanguage unit, linguistic unitOne of the natural units into which linguistic messages can be analyzed
Spanishsilaba, sílaba
Catalansílaba, síl·laba
Adjectivessyllabicconsisting of a syllable or syllables
syllabicof or relating to syllables
Verbssyllabify, syllabicate, syllabizedivide into syllables
syllabizeutter with distinct articulation of each syllable

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