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Noun: syllable  si-lu-bul
  1. A unit of spoken language larger than a phoneme
    "the word 'pocket' has two syllables"; "In this sixteen-syllabled metre were told the lives of the saints, and other religious subjects, which formed the literary staple of the people"

Derived forms: syllables

Type of: language unit, linguistic unit

Part of: word

Encyclopedia: Syllable