syllable [-s] n
AFr. < L. < Gk. 'to take, put or bring together'.
- Logos; word; [fig.] Christ as the Word in creation (see John 1:1).
- Metrical unit; small part of a whole discourse.
- Sound; utterance; [fig.] bird song.
- Set of sounds making up a word; portion of a word consisting of a vowel nucleus that has an optional consonant onset preceding and an optional consonant coda following.