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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

That which is uttered in a single vocal impulse.

Usage examples (36)
  • To learn to read is to light a fire; every syllable that is spelled out is a spark.
  • A Chinese syllable is composed of an initial and a final.
  • “A Chinese syllable is composed of an initial and a final” Hmm ….
  • The first syllable of diene is the Greek word for "two", and refers to the two double bonds. for more
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