lettergreep

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See also: lèttergreep

Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From letter +‎ greep, with the final element translating Ancient Greek συλλαβή (sullabḗ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɛ.tərˌɣreːp/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: let‧ter‧greep

Noun[edit]

lettergreep f (plural lettergrepen, diminutive lettergreepje n)

  1. syllable
    Synonyms: silbe, syllabe

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: lettergreep
  • Limburgish: lèttergreep
  • West Frisian: lettergreep