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tri·syl·la·ble

 (trī′sĭl′ə-bəl)
n.
A three-syllable word.

tri′syl·lab′ic (-sĭ-lăb′ĭk), tri′syl·lab′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
tri′syl·lab′i·cal·ly adv.
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tri•syl•lab•ic

(ˌtraɪ sɪˈlæb ɪk)
adj.
consisting of three syllables: a trisyllabic metrical foot.
[1635–45]
tri`syl•lab′i•cal•ly, adv.
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Translations

trisyllabic

[ˈtraɪsɪˈlæbɪk] ADJtrisilábico
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trisyllabic

adjdreisilbig
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The Appendix includes a table with examples specific to WRA, organized according to syllable structure of all types and combinations attested (Monosyllabic, disyllabic, trisyllabic all combinations, etc.).
A Quail sung its trisyllabic "whet-mylips" song from a barley field at Hen Borth near Cemlyn, with another reported from Gronant last week.
The fifth line is regular if "Cornelia" is given a trisyllabic pronunciation.
The phrases that showed best inter-examiner reproducibility where the trisyllabic words "shoe" (k = 0.877) and "window" (k = 0.869), followed by the phrases "the bus is late" (k = 0.810) and "it looks like it's going to rain" (k = 0.810).
Speech discrimination tests were carried out in a silent environment with monosyllabic and trisyllabic word lists.
All the words are multisyllabic, predominantly dissyllabic and trisyllabic (60.5%) and of high or intermediate frequency (65.8%; Bacelar do Nascimento et al., 2005).
Eight stems, Nepale'se, journale'se, novele'se, Sudane'se, lemona'de, cannona'de, serena'de, and colonna'de, are trisyllabic words carrying last-syllable stress.
For example, a trisyllabic word konobar [ko.no.bar] 'waiter' becomes jonobarkonj.
(29) An amphimacer is a trisyllabic foot with an unstressed syllable between two stressed syllables.
Van der Molen provides us with an important key to the trisyllabic meters used in the RK and does a serviceable job of rendering the scansion of the morae-based meter Arya.
Reduction is also possible foot-internally, in the second syllable of a trisyllabic foot: [i-hmised] 'man:PL:NOM', [ja*hutetta:] 'cool:PRS:IPS', [ki*skohumi:ne] 'be_torn_off:NMLZ:NOM'.