Translation of syllable in Spanish:


sílaba, n.

Pronunciation /ˈsɪləb(ə)l//ˈsɪləb(ə)l/


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    sílaba feminine
    I explained it to him in words of one syllable se lo expliqué en forma más que clara
    • Lexa tried to repeat the name and fumbled over the made-up syllables and vowel sounds thrown in at random.
    • The vowels of the stressed syllables in such words as father and fodder are generally identical.
    • There is no news story that cannot be reduced to a word of three syllables, and whole sentences bore us.
    • For the stammerer there is a feeling of being out of control and an ensuing repetition of sounds, syllables, words or pauses.
    • This is recommended viewing, even for those of you whose eyes glaze over by the second syllable of the word ‘documentary.’
    • In America, it's commonly said with an ‘o’ sound in the second syllable.
    • The Sumerians and Egyptians also used symbols to represent spoken sounds, such as syllables and words.
    • As children gain more experience with language and with manipulating sounds in words, they can identify the syllables, or the sound chunks, in words.
    • The passage is a rather dense one, with 46 syllables, for an relatively high average (for English) of 1.78 syllables / word.
    • Of course, children learning to read any of the alphabetic languages tend to sound out letters and syllables until they recognise first whole words and then groups of words.
    • Unlike Italian, stress is not required for monosyllabic and bisyllabic words; and unlike Spanish, stress is always assigned on the penultimate syllable of multisyllabic words.
    • In some present-day music the individual syllables of words are used primarily for their sound quality and seem disconnected from the rest of the text.
    • After blending consonants and vowels, syllables are blended into words and words are used in meaningful sentences.
    • Students in the low-level group were not reading words but were learning letter names and sounds, and how to blend consonant and vowel sounds to make syllables.
    • He tried to focus on the sound, on the syllables and soft vibrations that were forming into words.
    • The Elision subtest is a deletion task with the child required to restate a word with either syllables or single sounds omitted from the beginning, middle, or end of the word.
    • Articulation disorders include difficulties producing sounds in syllables or saying words incorrectly to the point that other people can't understand what's being said.
    • This was observed in practice when both teachers, especially Ms. Hernández, prompted students to sound out and decode words by phonemes when syllables could not be quickly identified.
    • From a phonetic point of view, Casa is pronounced as the Spanish word ‘casa’, with the emphasis on the first syllable ‘ca’ and a soft and short sound for the second syllable.
    • 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.