Definitions English

  • A unit of spoken language consisting of a single uninterrupted sound formed by a vowel, diphthong, or syllabic consonant alone, or by any of these sounds preceded, followed, or surrounded by one or more consonants.
  • One or more letters or phonetic symbols written or printed to approximate a spoken syllable.
  • The slightest bit of spoken or written expression: Do not alter a syllable of this message.
  • To pronounce in syllables.