There is a list of 322 most common syllables which when used can make up the 5000 most frequent words in the english language. http://www.fldoe.org/core/fileparse.php/7539/urlt/manual.pdf (Page 34-36)

How do I find naming convention was used for these syllables so that I can find words that contain them.

A different list of most common syllables with words to match would also do.

  • What do you mean by "naming convention"? ly is ly. What role would a naming convention serve here? – candied_orange Apr 14 '16 at 6:20
  • The name for 'ta' is 'ta'. It doesn't have a naming convention. It's just what you get if you break up a word that has 'ta' in it. Like say tammy. I'm afraid I still don't understand what you're expecting here. – candied_orange Apr 14 '16 at 6:29
  • That is not always the case. For example 'ta'. In the word 'table' it the syllables would be 'teh' and 'buhl' but in the word 'data' the syllables would be 'dey' and 'tuh' Though both contain 'ta' the do not contain the same syllables. – nette Apr 14 '16 at 6:31
  • That's not a syllables issue. Syllables don't have a conventional spelling. Words do. – candied_orange Apr 14 '16 at 6:34
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    Right, but you're asking for their naming convention. The ones in your list come from printed words. Thus no convention. Same syllable may be spelled multiple ways. No. Know. Cat. Kat. – candied_orange Apr 14 '16 at 7:03

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