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Meaning of “syllable” - Learner’s Dictionary

syllable

noun [C]     /ˈsɪləbl/
B2 a word or part of a word that has one vowel sound: 'But' has one syllable and 'apple' has two syllables.Phonology and phoneticsMorphology and parts of words
Translations of “syllable”
in Arabic مَقْطَع لَفْظي…
in Korean 음절…
in Malaysian suku kata‘…
in French syllabe…
in Turkish hece…
in Italian sillaba…
in Chinese (Traditional) 音節…
in Russian слог…
in Polish sylaba, zgłoska…
in Vietnamese âm tiết…
in Spanish sílaba…
in Portuguese sílaba…
in Thai พยางค์…
in German die Silbe…
in Catalan síl·laba…
in Japanese 音節…
in Indonesian suku kata…
in Chinese (Simplified) 音节…
(Definition of syllable from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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