[B-Greek] Syllabification

James Tauber jtauber at jtauber.com
Sat May 17 00:13:59 EDT 2008


I'm not sure that the rules for writing lyrics to music necessarily  
follow syllabification rules.

Furthermore, hyphenation doesn't always follow syllabification so if a  
dictionary is giving hyphenation rules, that may sometimes be  
misleading.

James


On May 14, 2008, at 8:12 PM, David McKay wrote:

> Does anyone know a good book or site for dividing English words into
> syllables? I hope you don't think I'm silly, but when I divide words  
> up for
> printing as part of a music score, I'm never sure if it is "ne-ver" or
> "nev-er", for example. Hope this isn't too off-topic.
> David McKay




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