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- Middle English and Middle French sillabe, from the [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] syllaba, from Ancient Greek συλλαβή, which means something which holds or stays together.
- (linguistics) A unit of human speech that is interpreted by the listener as a single sound, although syllables usually consist of one or more vowel sounds, either alone or combined with the sound of one or more consonants; a word consists of one or more syllables.
- The written representation of a given pronounced syllable.
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