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Etymology

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Borrowed from Dutch syllabe, from French syllabe, from Old French sillebe, from Latin syllaba, from Ancient Greek συλλαβή (sullabḗ), from συλλαμβάνω (sullambánō, I gather together), from συν- (sun-, together) + λαμβάνω (lambánō, I take).

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): [siˈlabəl]
  • Hyphenation: si‧la‧bêl

Noun

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silabel (first-person possessive silabelku, second-person possessive silabelmu, third-person possessive silabelnya)

  1. (linguistics) syllable.
    Synonym: suku kata
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