syllabize

syllabize

[sil-uh-bahyz]
verb (used with object), syllabized, syllabizing.
Also, especially British, syllabise.


Origin:
1650–60; < Medieval Latin syllabizāre < Greek syllabízein. See syllable, -ize

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syllabize

verb
1. divide into syllables; "syllabify the words" [syn: syllabify
2. utter with distinct articulation of each syllable; "The poet syllabized the verses he read" 
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