What Does Syllable Mean?

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A syllable is a unit of pronunciation that has one vowel sound, which may be accompanied by surrounding consonants or not, and which forms the whole or a part of a word. It is a unit of spoken language that is normally larger than a phoneme.
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syl·la·ble
[sil-uh-buhl]
NOUN
1.
an uninterrupted segment of speech consisting of a vowel sound, a diphthong, or a syllabic consonant, with or without preceding or following consonant sounds: “Eye,” “sty,” “act,” and “should” are English words of one syllable. “Eyelet,” “stifle,” “enact,” and “shouldn't” are two-syllable words.
2.
one or more written letters or characters representing more or less exactly such an element of speech.
3.
the slightest portion or amount of speech or writing; the least mention: Do not breathe a syllable of all this.
VERB (USED WITH OBJECT) [SYL·LA·BLED, SYL·LA·BLING. CHIEFLY LITERARY.]
4.
to utter in syllables; articulate.
5.
to represent by syllables.
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