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 (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.
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Noun1.syllabification - forming or dividing words into syllables
division - the act or process of dividing


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A medial cluster of two consonants is not broken up by epenthesis, as this can be split between two syllables without the need for a complex margin: where the first consonant syllabifies as a simple coda, and the second as a simple onset.
Some are still famous; others have barely a paragraph in the history books, but they all were taken by the idea that letters and other characters such as syllabifies, signs, and codes could be used to create and cement national unity.