Definition of syllabize in English:


Syllabification: syl·la·bize
Pronunciation: /ˈsiləˌbīz


[with object]
  • Divide into or articulate by syllables.
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    • They saw the value of the hymns project and ended up doing the writing and syllabizing of the hymn texts.
    • When I first met him he syllabised every word, half-word and partial-word.
    • There are several features that cannot be identified unless the word has already been syllabized and the syllable carrying the main stress identified.


late 16th century: via medieval Latin from Greek sullabizein, from sullabē 'syllable'.

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