But a child who was just in two syllables might have written the other.
The man was muttering rapid fragments of words, and syllables.
The way he bit off the syllables showed how tired and disappointed he was.
In learning to read as children, we are first taught the letters and then the syllables.
And if the syllables have no parts, then they are those original elements of which there is no explanation.
The thrush sang his two syllables on the budding guelder-rose.
There are no silent letters, and all syllables are stressed equally.
"Perhaps," said she, slowly, and dividing the syllables as she spoke them.
Truth has its own accents, however weak the words it syllables.
There ensues a vast shuffling of words, a drone and a gurgle of syllables.