What does hyphenation mean?

Definitions for hyphenation

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. word division, hyphenation(noun)

    division of a word especially at the end of a line on a page

  2. hyphenation(noun)

    connecting syllables and words by hyphens


  1. hyphenation(Noun)

    The inclusion of hyphens; especially, the correct locations of hyphens.

    Print the article without hyphenation if you're not sure where to put them.

How to pronounce hyphenation?

  1. Alex
    US English

How to say hyphenation in sign language?

  1. hyphenation


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hyphenation in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hyphenation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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  • হাইফেনBengali
  • dělení slovCzech
  • Silbentrennung, WorttrennungGerman
  • ενωτίκευσηGreek
  • separación silábicaSpanish
  • tavutusFinnish
  • césureFrench
  • տողադարձArmenian
  • sillabazioneItalian
  • გადატანაGeorgian
  • [[splitsing]] in [[lettergrepen]], woordsplitsing, woordafbrekingDutch
  • dzielenia wyrazówPolish
  • hifenizaçãoPortuguese
  • [[разбивка]] [[по]] [[слог, [[расстановка]] [[перенос, слогоделение, переносRussian

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