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    Hyphenation dictionary

    Does anyone know of any online dictionary that also shows where words can be hyphenated?

    Many thanks
    Richi

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    Re: Hyphenation dictionary



    Quote Originally Posted by richiwatts
    Does anyone know of any online dictionary that also shows where words can be hyphenated?

    Many thanks
    Richi
    The online Merriam-Webster dictionary shows End-of-Line division:

    The centered dots within entry words indicate division points at which a hyphen may be put at the end of a line of print or writing. Thus the noun pos·si·bil·i·ty may be ended on one line with:

    pos-
    possi-
    possibil-
    possibili-

    and continued on the next with:

    sibility
    bility
    ity
    ty

    From: http://www.m-w.com/help/dictnotes/entries.htm
    Hope that helps.
    Red5
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