syllabi-cation

syllabicate

[si-lab-i-keyt]
verb (used with object), syllabicated, syllabicating.

Origin:
1765–75; back formation from syllabication < Medieval Latin syllabicātiōn- (stem of syllabicātiō). See syllabic, -ation

syllabication, noun
unsyllabicated, adjective
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syllabicate

verb
divide into syllables; "syllabify the words" [syn: syllabify
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