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syl·la·bar·y

 (sĭl′ə-bĕr′ē)
n. pl. syl·la·bar·ies
1. A list of syllables.
2. A set of written characters for a language, each character representing a syllable.

[New Latin syllabārium, from Latin syllaba, syllable; see syllable.]
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syllabary

(ˈsɪləbərɪ) or

syllabarium

n, pl -baries or -baria
1. (Linguistics) a table or list of syllables
2. (Letters of the Alphabet (Foreign)) a set of symbols used in certain writing systems, such as one used for Japanese, in which each symbol represents a spoken syllable
[C16: from New Latin syllabārium, from Latin syllaba syllable]
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syl•la•bar•y

(ˈsɪl əˌbɛr i)

n., pl. -bar•ies.
a set of written symbols, each of which represents a syllable.
[1580–90; < New Latin syllabārium]
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syllabary

1. a table of syllables, as might be used for teaching a language.
2. a system of characters or symbols representing syllables instead of individual sounds. Also syllabarium.
See also: Writing
1. a table of syllables, as might be used for teaching a language.
2. a system of characters or symbols representing syllables instead of individual sounds. Also syllabarium.
See also: Language
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Syllabary

 a collection or list of syllables.
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syllabary

A set of symbols used for representing syllables, for example in Japanese writing.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.syllabary - a writing system whose characters represent syllablessyllabary - a writing system whose characters represent syllables
script - a particular orthography or writing system
Devanagari, Devanagari script, Nagari, Nagari script - a syllabic script used in writing Sanskrit and Hindi
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Translations

syllabary

nSyllabar nt, → Silbentabelle f
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Brian MacDonald has taken another step to preserve cultural integrity by incorporating the old Cree syllabic writing system, in spite of the fact that some Cree words use up to ten syllables.