Translation of trisyllable in Spanish:


trisílaba, n.

Pronunciation /trʌɪˈsɪləb(ə)l//traɪˈsɪləbəl/


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    trisílaba feminine
    trisílabo masculine
    • A disyllable or disyllabic word has two syllables, a trisyllable or trisyllabic word has three.
    • The signal of the middle syllable of each trisyllable pronunciation is then extracted to make a synthesis unit.
    • Exercises involving spondees and trisyllables in isolation and in simple sentences, as well as picture-based sentence identification exercises are included.
    • A disyllable consists of two syllables, and a trisyllable of three.
    • When the word ‘scientist’ was first spoken in 1833, it was meant as a joke: its coinage first drew laughs and later was attacked as ‘an American barbarous trisyllable.’