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Topic: LINGUISTICS

Date: 1300-1400
Language: Old French
Origin: sillabe, from Latin, from Greek syllabe, from syllambanein 'to gather together', from syn- ( SYN-) + lambanein 'to take'

syllable

noun
     
syl‧la‧ble [countable]
SL a word or part of a word which contains a single vowel sound

➔ in words of one syllable

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