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Origin of syllable
- Middle English sillable from Anglo-Norman alteration of Old French sillabe from Latin syllaba from Greek sullabē from sullabein second aorist of sullambanein to combine in pronunciation sun- syn- lambanein to take
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- Middle English and Middle French sillabe, from Latin syllaba, from Ancient Greek συλλαβή (sullabÄ“), from συλλαμβάνω (sullambanō, “I gather together"), from συν- (sun-, “together") + λαμβάνω (lambanō, “I take").