Syllabification is the separation of a word into syllables, whether spoken or written.
A syllable is a unit of pronunciation usually longer than a sound and shorter than a word.
Words with one syllable are called monosyllabic.
The disyllabic words have two syllables each.
The tri-syllabic words have three syllables each.
The words with four syllables are called tetra syllabic.
Words with more than two syllables are called poly syllabic for the convenience of learning and teaching.
Syllabification helps us to remember the spelling of long words without much difficulty.