sinalefa
sinalefa
feminine noun
1. (linguistics) 
Para una pronunciación nativa, hay que dominar las sinalefas al leer y hablar.To sound like a native speaker, you need to learn to master synaloephas when you read and speak.
b. synalepha 
Aunque haya nueve sílabas, el verso es octosílabo porque hay una sinalefa.Even though there are nine syllables in this verse, it is octosyllabic because it contains a synalepha.
c. elision 
La sinalefa reduce el número de sílabas del verso.The elision reduces the number of syllables in the verse.
sinalefa
elision
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