A syllable is a distinct sound produced by a single effort of

[Transcriber's note: 1-2 words illegible] shall, pig, dog. In every

syllable there must be at least one vowel.

A word consists of one syllable or a combination of syllables.

Many rules are given for the dividing of words into syllables, but the

best is to follow as closely as possible the divisions made by the organs

of speech in properly pronouncing them.

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