syllabify

/si lab"euh fuy'/, v.t., syllabified, syllabifying.
to form or divide into syllables.
[1860-65; < NL syllabificare. See SYLLABLE, -IFY]

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  • Syllabify — Syl*lab i*fy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Syllabified}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Syllabifying}.] [L. syllaba syllable + fy.] To form or divide into syllables. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • syllabify — [si lab′ə fī΄] vt. syllabified, syllabifying [back form. < syllabification < L syllaba,SYLLABLE + FICATION] to form or divide into syllables syllabification n …   English World dictionary

  • syllabify — verb divide into syllables syllabify the words • Syn: ↑syllabicate, ↑syllabize, ↑syllabise • Derivationally related forms: ↑syllable (for: ↑syllabize), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • syllabify — transitive verb ( fied; fying) Etymology: Latin syllaba syllable Date: circa 1859 to form or divide into syllables …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • syllabify — verb To divide a word into syllables; to syllabicate; to syllabize. Syn: syllabicate, syllabize …   Wiktionary

  • syllabify — v. divide into syllables …   English contemporary dictionary

  • syllabify — syl·lab·i·fy …   English syllables

  • syllabify — syl•lab•i•fy [[t]sɪˈlæb əˌfaɪ[/t]] v. t. fied, fy•ing phn to form or divide into syllables • Etymology: 1860–65 syl•lab i•fi•ca′tion, n …   From formal English to slang

  • syllabify — /səˈlæbəfaɪ/ (say suh labuhfuy) verb (t) (syllabified, syllabifying) to form or divide into syllables. –syllabification /səlæbəfəˈkeɪʃən/ (say suhlabuhfuh kayshuhn), noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • Syllabified — Syllabify Syl*lab i*fy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Syllabified}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Syllabifying}.] [L. syllaba syllable + fy.] To form or divide into syllables. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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