Answers to Syllabification Practice

Directions: Break the following words into syllables.

Example:
   huhu (termite) = hu   hu

1. lāpaki (rabbit) = lā   pa   ki
 
2. moi (threadfish) = moi
 
3. alalā (crow) = a   la   lā
 
4. moeone (flounder) = mo   e   o   ne
 
5. pueo (owl) = pu   e   o
 
6. ‘ōpae (shrimp) = ‘ō   pae
 
7. hailepo (stingray) = hai   le   po
 
8. pāpaua (clam) = pā   pau   a
 
9. ‘ōpe‘ape‘a (bat) = ‘ō   pe   ‘a   pe   ‘a
 
10. uouoa (false mulletfish) = u   ou   o   a

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