Translation of monosyllabic in Spanish:

monosyllabic

Pronunciation: /ˌmɑːnəsəˈlæbɪk; ˌmɒnəsɪˈlæbɪk/

adj

  • 1.1 [word] monosilábico
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    • As they continue to develop, children learn to segment polysyllabic words into syllables as they approach kindergarten age and monosyllabic words into phonemes around first grade.
    • Why are there so many syllables in the word monosyllabic?
    • Jo answered, spitting out each monosyllabic word.
    1.2 [reply] lacónico, monosilábico; [person] lacónico, que habla con monosílabos
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    • So I eventually called up the helpline, and the monosyllabic customer advisor at the end of the phone informed me that there was indeed a delay.
    • Georges' wife, who works for a successful editor, is concerned: not least for their monosyllabic son, Pierrot, a young swimming champ.
    • He is permanently monosyllabic unless the subject happens to be narrow-gauge North American railways, and he never uses a word where a silent, dismissive glare would do.

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