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EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin monosyllabicus, from Latin monosyllabus, from Hellenistic Ancient Greek μονοσύλλαβος (monosúllabos).

PronunciationEdit

  • (General Australian) /ˌmɔ.nəʉ.sɪˈlæ.bɪk/
  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˌmɒnə(ʊ)sɪˈlabɪk/
  • (US, Canada) /ˌmɑ.noʊ.sɪˈlæ.bɪk/
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  • Hyphenation: mo‧no‧syl‧la‧bic
  • Rhymes: -æbɪk

AdjectiveEdit

monosyllabic (not comparable)

  1. Consisting of one syllable.
  2. Using monosyllables, speaking in monosyllables; curt.

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NounEdit

monosyllabic (plural monosyllabics)

  1. a word consisting of one syllable

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