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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 Korean 음절…
in Arabic مَقْطَع لَفْظي…
in French syllabe…
in Turkish hece…
in Italian sillaba…
in Chinese (Traditional) 音節…
in Russian слог…
in Polish sylaba, zgłoska…
in Spanish sílaba…
in Portuguese sílaba…
in German die Silbe…
in Catalan síl·laba…
in Japanese 音節…
in Chinese (Simplified) 音节…
(Definition of syllable from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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