Sentence Examples

  • Every syllable is open, ending in a vowel sound, and short sentences may be constructed wholly of vocalic sounds.
  • Seven feet and an unaccented syllable over.
  • Its systematic name is formed by replacing the last syllable of the electro-negative element by ide and prefixing the name of the other element.
  • "The island of Madagascar," she said, "Ma-da-gas-car," she repeated, articulating each syllable distinctly, and, not replying to Madame Schoss who asked her what she was saying, she went out of the room.
  • This view is based mainly on the numerous place-names ending in -ing, -Ingham, -ington, &c., in which the syllable -ing is thought to refer to kindreds of cultivators.