Syllabification is the process of segmenting a
word into syllables. This research work investigated syllabification in the Ekid
language, syllable structures and the phonotactic constraints that govern the
distribution of segments in syllable initial, medial and final position. The
research methodology employed was descriptive research method. The data for
this study were collected using the Ibadan 400 list of words and the data were
analyzed using the sonority theory as a t...