English Grammar: Syllable

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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

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