Term: Syllable

Definition:

A word can be divided into syllables. Each syllable is a sound that can be said without interruption and are usually a vowel which can have consonants before and/or after it.

SYLLABLE EXAMPLE:

EG: Elevate has three syllables; el-ev-ate


 

See Also:Backchaining; Syllable Division; Phoneme; Phonetics

Category: Pronunciation