Hyphenation Rules Used with Mobile Hymns
For consistency, when hyphenation is needed, the following rules are applied. Email webmaster
Hyphenation Rules are applied in order. The first rule that fits is the one followed:
1. Common exceptionsBabel: Ba-bel; Savior: Sav-ior
2. Hyphenate before or after complete words with their original pronunciations and meanings
foretold: fore-told; bondage: bond-age;
blessing: bless-ing; golden: gold-en; climbing: climb-ing; bending: bend-ing; prophetbard: proph-et-bard; crushing: crush-ing; swiftly: swift-ly; blessed: bless-ed; lowly: low-ly; painful: pain-ful; glassy: glass-y; sinful: sin-ful; almighty: al-might-y; casting: cast-ing; another: an-oth-er; peaceful, archangel: arch-an-gel; redeemer: re-deem-er; highest: high-est; reigneth: reign-eth; upon: up-on; unfurled: un-furled
3. Hyphenate between double consonants
gratefully: grate-ful-ly; beginning: be-gin-ning; hosanna: ho-san-na; suffered: suf-fered
4. Hyphenate between the first 2-consonant sounds (sh is one sound)
worship: wor-ship; bountiful: boun-ti-ful; midnight: mid-night; angels: an-gels; has-t'ning, evercircling: ev-er-cir-cling; Christian: Chris-tian; children: chil-dren; almighty: al-might-y; early: ear-ly; only: on-ly; portals: por-tals; wonderful: won-der-ful
5. Hyphenate before endings that are clearer together.
precious: pre-cious, praises: prais-es
6. Hyphenate after the consonant sound following a short, emphasized vowel.
canopy: can-o-py; power: pow-er; prophet: proph-et; pavilioned: pa-vil-ioned; evercircling: ev-er-cir-cling; ever: ev-er; cherubim: cher-u-bim; seraphim: ser-a-phim; another: an-oth-er; mother: moth-er; honor: hon-or; many: man-y; pity: pit-y
7. Hyphenate after vowel groups (if no previous rules apply).
feeble: fee-ble; congregation: con-gre-ga-tion; condescend: con-de-scend; bountiful: boun-ti-ful; sanctity: sanc-ti-ty; glorify: glo-ri-fy; eternity: e-ter-ni-ty; magnify: mag-ni-fy;
glorious: glo-rious; glory: glo-ry; above: a-bove; along: a-long; recite: re-cite; canopy: can-o-py; feeble: fee-ble; father: fa-ther; holy: ho-ly; cloven: clo-ven; music, beneath: be-neath; gratefully: grate-ful-ly; weary: wea-ry; beginning: be-gin-ning; child: chi-ld; adore: a-dore; cherubim: cher-u-bim; seraphim: ser-a-phim; Jesus: Je-sus; redeemer: re-deem-er; proclaim: pro-claim; hosanna: ho-san-na; tiny: ti-ny