open syllable
noun Date: 1891 a syllable ended by a vowel or diphthong

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  • open syllable — noun : a syllable ended by a vowel or diphthong * * * open syllable, a syllable that ends in a vowel or diphthong. Example: clo in clover. * * * ˈopen syllable 7 [open syllable] noun (phonetics …   Useful english dictionary

  • open syllable — syllable which ends in a vowel (Grammar) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Open syllable lengthening — In linguistics, open syllable lengthening is the process by which short vowels become long when in an open syllable. It occurs in many languages at a phonetic or allophonic level, where no meaningful distinction in length is made. However, as it… …   Wikipedia

  • Syllable — For the computer operating system, see Syllable (operating system). A syllable is a unit of organization for a sequence of speech sounds. For example, the word water is composed of two syllables: wa and ter. A syllable is typically made up of a… …   Wikipedia

  • Syllable Desktop — Syllable Desktop …   Википедия

  • Syllable — 0.6 Desarrollador Kristian Van Der Vliet, Kaj de Vos, Rick Caudill, Arno Klenke, Henrik Isaksson …   Wikipedia Español

  • open — [ō′pən] adj. [ME < OE, akin to Ger offen < PGmc * upana: for IE base see UP1] 1. a) in a state which permits access, entrance, or exit; not closed, covered, clogged, or shut [open doors] b) closed, but unlocked [the car is open] 2 …   English World dictionary

  • Syllable Desktop (operating system) — Infobox OS name = Syllable caption = Syllable 0.5.3 developer = Kristian Van Der Vliet, Kaj de Vos, Rick Caudill, Arno Klenke, Henrik Isaksson family = Amiga OS like source model = Free software/open source latest release version = 0.6.5 latest… …   Wikipedia

  • syllable — /sil euh beuhl/, n., v., syllabled, syllabling. n. 1. an uninterrupted segment of speech consisting of a center of relatively great sonority with or without one or more accompanying sounds of relatively less sonority: Man, eye, strength, and… …   Universalium

  • syllable — n. 1) to stress a syllable 2) a closed; open; stressed; unstressed syllable * * * [ sɪləb(ə)l] open stressed unstressed syllable a closed to stress a syllable …   Combinatory dictionary

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