Definition of bigram in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbīɡram/


A pair of consecutive written units such as letters, syllables, or words: the method of encipherment required the message to be written in bigrams
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  • The bigram "and yet" at the end of sentence, written without continuation dots, is much rarer than would be predicted given its overall frequency and the frequency of sentence-ends.
  • Observation #3: "nowhere to" is a really common bigram.
  • They can "rule out" certain permutations because the initial letter, bigram, or trigram is unlikely to begin an English word.

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Syllabification: bi·gram

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