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ˌnɒn sɪˈlæb ɪknon·syl·lab·ic

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  1. nonsyllabic, unsyllabicadjective

    not forming a syllable or the nucleus of a syllable; consisting of a consonant sound accompanied in the same syllable by a vowel sound or consisting of a vowel sound dominated by other vowel sounds in a syllable (as the second vowel in a falling diphthong)

    "the nonsyllabic `n' in `botany' when it is pronounced `botny'"; "the nonsyllabic `i' in `oi'"

    Synonyms:
    unsyllabic

    Antonyms:
    polysyllabic, monosyllabic, disyllabic, octosyllabic, pentasyllabic, decasyllabic, syllabic, syllabled

  2. nonsyllabicadjective

    (of speech sounds) not forming or capable of forming the nucleus of a syllable

    "initial 'l' in 'little' is nonsyllabic"

    Synonyms:
    unsyllabic

    Antonyms:
    monosyllabic, pentasyllabic, decasyllabic, octosyllabic, syllabic, disyllabic, syllabled, polysyllabic

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