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Yes, sorry. I meant one kanji letter is usually one syllable, though is some cases, it could be more than one (like the kanji for mountain in 'Fujiyama'). Like I said in my original post, katakana/hiragana in many cases require more than one letter to produce a syllable.

When I said 'syllable', it's from the perspective of someone who's used to Latin alphabet, thus 'yama' is two syllables, though it's written with one kanji. And 'he + i' (which is read 'hee' with a long 'e') is a single syllable, though it's written with two hiraganas. So what I'm trying to say is, while you could split words consisting only of kanji into two lines with ease, that migh not be the case with words containing horagana/katakana, due to that reason, as it might confuse the reader. Or at least makes it harder for them to read.

Now, I don't know what kind of provision the Japanese language has for dealing with word splitting for line breaks, but personally, I've never seen any split words in the texts (*cough*manga*cough*) I've read. I don't know about websites though.
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