The process of dividing a word up into the proper number of syllables. Unlike English, all Latin words have as many syllables as vowels or diphthongs.
Division of a word into syllables. Examples: Val-pa-ra-i-so; O-ban.
To divide a word or passage into syllables.
forming or dividing words into syllables
Syllabification is the separation of a word into syllables, whether spoken or written.