Hyphenation for “tune”

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What is the correct hyphenation for “tune”? The purpose of hyphenation is to separate a word such as "tune" because otherwise it would be too long and would no longer fit on one line. This separation not only saves space it improves the visually flow of the text. This word separation exists in most languages. In English, the word separation of “tune” is based on the speech syllables. The separating syllable in linguistics is therefore the smallest group of sounds in the natural flow of speech. As a separator, the classic hyphen is usually used: „tune“ ⟶ „tune“.

Hyphens are occasionally used to denote syllabification, as in syl-la-bi-fi-ca-tion. Various British and North American dictionaries use an interpunct, sometimes called a "middle dot" or "hyphenation point", for this purpose, as in syl·la·bi·fi·ca·tion. This allows the hyphen to be reserved only for places where a hard hyphen is intended (for example, self-con·scious, un·self-con·scious, long-stand·ing). Similarly, hyphens may be used to indicate how a word is being or should be spelled. For example, W-O-R-D spells "word".

Definitions of "tune"

tune >> tjuːn

Definition: [noun] a melody, especially one that characterizes a particular piece of music.
Example: she left the theatre humming a cheerful tune

Synonyms of "tune"

melody | air | strain | song | number | jingle | ditty | theme | motif |

Definition: [verb] adjust (a musical instrument) to the correct or uniform pitch.
Example: he tuned the harp for me

Synonyms of "tune"

adjust (to the correct pitch) | tune up |

Definition: [verb] adjust (a receiver circuit such as a radio or television) to the frequency of the required signal.
Example: the radio was tuned to the BBC

Synonyms of "tune"

Definition: [verb] adjust (an engine) or balance (mechanical parts) so that a vehicle runs smoothly and efficiently.
Example: the suspension was tuned for a softer ride

Synonyms of "tune"

Definition: [verb] adjust or adapt (something) to a particular purpose or situation.
Example: the animals are finely tuned to life in the desert

Synonyms of "tune"

attune | adapt | adjust | fine-tune | regulate | modulate | calibrate |

Definition: [verb] tell (something) to (someone).
Example: he starts tuning you stories about his youth

Synonyms of "tune"

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