Noun(1) a unit of spoken language larger than a phoneme
(1) His discussion of iambic pentameter (five stresses to a line, with the stress on the second syllable of each unit) is thorough and contains extensive examples.(2) They conveniently turned the other cheek, when it was no season for weakness, and uttered no syllable under the UNIP government.(3) And afterwards Gordon Brown came out and gave a little speech - in which he said not one syllable about the campaign.(4) To get inside Donelly's third solo album, you must surrender, slow down and examine every note and syllable .(5) From a phonetic point of view, Casa is pronounced as the Spanish word ├ö├ç├┐casa├ö├ç├û, with the emphasis on the first syllable ├ö├ç├┐ca├ö├ç├û and a soft and short sound for the second syllable .(6) All of those can be rationalized or ignored by people who are now going over every syllable Cindy Sheehan utters.(7) A skilled Dakota farmer (like a Murphy poem) therefore wastes no syllable , no bit of dirt.(8) They tell me that in spite of what happened, every syllable of my message came through.(9) Word has reached my desk that this Talking Sport column is going down a treat in Germany, in Munich to be precise with one Roger Murphy scanning the web-site every week to devour every syllable falling from this table.(10) And yet not one syllable has been offered as to what we are going to do to prevent this from happening again.(11) All in all, she's no David Attenborough (who speaks at the perfect speed, whether you're taking notes or just absorbing every syllable of his beautifully written scripts).(12) Meanwhile, the Crown is held to account for every syllable uttered, all the while keeping an eye on the allocated budget, which tends to result in asinine decisions to only take to trial cases which are absolute slam dunks.(13) It is a tribute to the fierce talent of Diamond, and the skilful compiling of Dominic Lawson, that in every other syllable of this book the man feels most incredibly alive.(14) As the Neanderthal, sex-driven doc, he blazes brilliantly across every frame of the screen, evidently relishing every loaded syllable of Marber's screenplay.(15) I'd never have breathed a syllable if he'd kept quiet(16) It's a poem that's been subjected to much critical appraisal, analysed and pulled apart, and examined minutely to the very last syllable .
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Different Formssyllable, syllables
English to Afrikaans Dictionary: syllable
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