What is the word for Syllable in Tagalog?

Translation for word Syllable in Tagalog is : pantig

Definitions and Meaning of Syllable in Tagalog


  • a unit of pronunciation having one vowel sound, with or without surrounding consonants, forming the whole or a part of a word; e.g., there are two syllables in water and three in inferno.
  • pronounce (a word or phrase) clearly, syllable by syllable.


The vowels of the stressed syllables in such words as father and fodder are generally identical.