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syllabary

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Neo Latin syllabārium, from syllaba

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈsɪləˌbɛri/, /sɪˈlæbəri/
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NounEdit

syllabary (plural syllabaries)

  1. (orthography) A table or list of syllabic letters or syllables
  2. (orthography) A writing system where each character represents a complete syllable
    It shouldn't be hard to come up with a musical syllabary in which pitches code for vowels and timbres code for consonants.

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