(Greek > Latin: together, in one, as a single word)
From hypo- [under]; now a short line [-]. joining parts of a word.
hyphenize (verb), hyphenizes; hyphenized; hyphenizing
To divide or connect compound words with a dash: When Jane was writing her essay for her English class, she had to hyphenize or hyphenate, some terms, like "mother-in-law" or "six-pack".
telepheme (s) (noun), telephemes (pl)
A communication or conversation by telephone: Dora had a telepheme with her father at least twice a week after she moved to another city.
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