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n. - Forming or dividing words into units of spoken language

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  • The most important were those involving 'syllabification' - the ability of children to produce well-formed syllables with rapid movements of the jaw and tongue.
  • His attention is called to syllabification as well as to diacritical marks.
  • My late wife, who was Scottish, distinguished the metal from the flattening implement by her syllabification.
  • Possibly the study might more accurately be called word-study, since it aims also at training for pronunciation, syllabification, vocabulary extension, and etymology. for more
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