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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.
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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
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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.
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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
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.syllabify - divide into syllables; "syllabify the words"
section, segment - divide into segments; "segment an orange"; "segment a compound word"
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Translations

syllabify

[sɪˈlæbɪfaɪ] VTdividir en sílabas
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For instance, the word security could be syllabified as [se.'kju.re.ti], [sek.ju.re.ti] or [se.'kjur.e.ti] since this principle imposes restrictions on the segments that can be tolerated in the onset or coda positions, but unable to provide the appropriate parsing of segments into syllables.
In the case of A-stems, which are all vocalic, the past tense marker -j is realized as -s or, in syllabified form as -se.
Within these four categories they saw metrical evidence that the first syllable in orthographic -VttV "made position" (was metrically long) and thus could be syllabified /-Vt-tV/.
For example, while a consonant cluster like tr yields a well-formed syllable in Portuguese (as in the word dentro in Portuguese or 'inside' in English, which is syllabified as den.tro), a consonant cluster like ft in the Portuguese word afta or 'aphthous stomatitis' in English yields a ill-formed syllable structure (because in the Portuguese sound system ft cannot start a syllable, as in a.fta, and f cannot close a syllable either, as in af.ta).
The application of these principles is illustrated in (4), where the three-syllable word ankarr [an.'ka.rra] ('gully') is set to a 3-note dipod, with the last consonant of the previous word, 'k', syllabified at the beginning of the word.
Duanmu (2008) concludes "If a language allows CVC CV and VC syllables as English does how would CVCVC be syllabified Both CV.CVC and CVC.VC seem to be possible" (p.52).
One might think of these words syllabified as in-tre-pid, wild-flower, and here-af-ter, as they likely will be in song texts.
73, words with geminates are syllabified with both consonants in the second syllable (e.g.
When a single consonant occurs between two vowel sounds, it is syllabified as the onset of the second syllable.
The syllabified word, /sul.ta.ni/, can be arrived at using the following constraints.
(12) Although most analyses of present-day Bantu languages propose that the syllable break appears before a nasal cluster, Downing (2005) argues that the preconsonantal nasal is syllabified as a coda.