syllabify

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syl·lab·i·fy

 (sĭ-lăb′ĭ-fī′) or syl·lab·i·cate (-kāt′)
tr.v. syl·lab·i·fied, syl·lab·i·fy·ing, syl·lab·i·fies or syl·lab·i·cat·ed or syl·lab·i·cat·ing or syl·lab·i·cates
To form or divide into syllables.

syl·lab′i·fi·ca′tion (-fĭ-kā′shən), syl·lab′i·ca′tion (-kā′shən) n.

syllabify

(sɪˈlæbɪˌfaɪ) or

syllabicate

vb, -fies, -fying, -fied, -cates, -cating or -cated
(Linguistics) (tr) to divide (a word) into its constituent syllables
sylˌlabifiˈcation, sylˌlabiˈcation n

syl•lab•i•fy

(sɪˈlæb əˌfaɪ)

v.t. -fied, -fy•ing.
to form or divide into syllables.
[1860–65]
syl•lab`i•fi•ca′tion, n.

syllabify


Past participle: syllabified
Gerund: syllabifying

Imperative
syllabify
syllabify
Present
I syllabify
you syllabify
he/she/it syllabifies
we syllabify
you syllabify
they syllabify
Preterite
I syllabified
you syllabified
he/she/it syllabified
we syllabified
you syllabified
they syllabified
Present Continuous
I am syllabifying
you are syllabifying
he/she/it is syllabifying
we are syllabifying
you are syllabifying
they are syllabifying
Present Perfect
I have syllabified
you have syllabified
he/she/it has syllabified
we have syllabified
you have syllabified
they have syllabified
Past Continuous
I was syllabifying
you were syllabifying
he/she/it was syllabifying
we were syllabifying
you were syllabifying
they were syllabifying
Past Perfect
I had syllabified
you had syllabified
he/she/it had syllabified
we had syllabified
you had syllabified
they had syllabified
Future
I will syllabify
you will syllabify
he/she/it will syllabify
we will syllabify
you will syllabify
they will syllabify
Future Perfect
I will have syllabified
you will have syllabified
he/she/it will have syllabified
we will have syllabified
you will have syllabified
they will have syllabified
Future Continuous
I will be syllabifying
you will be syllabifying
he/she/it will be syllabifying
we will be syllabifying
you will be syllabifying
they will be syllabifying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been syllabifying
you have been syllabifying
he/she/it has been syllabifying
we have been syllabifying
you have been syllabifying
they have been syllabifying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been syllabifying
you will have been syllabifying
he/she/it will have been syllabifying
we will have been syllabifying
you will have been syllabifying
they will have been syllabifying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been syllabifying
you had been syllabifying
he/she/it had been syllabifying
we had been syllabifying
you had been syllabifying
they had been syllabifying
Conditional
I would syllabify
you would syllabify
he/she/it would syllabify
we would syllabify
you would syllabify
they would syllabify
Past Conditional
I would have syllabified
you would have syllabified
he/she/it would have syllabified
we would have syllabified
you would have syllabified
they would have syllabified
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.syllabify - divide into syllables; "syllabify the words"
section, segment - divide into segments; "segment an orange"; "segment a compound word"
Translations

syllabify

[sɪˈlæbɪfaɪ] VTdividir en sílabas
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