syllabic script


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Noun1.syllabic script - a writing system whose characters represent syllablessyllabic script - 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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168-69 incorporates a "dim memory, preserved in the poetic tradition, of the Mycenaean syllabic script.
James Evans--an English-born immigrant-turned-missionary--inaugurated Canadian type design by developing an indigenous syllabic script for two closely related Algonquian languages, Ojibwa and Cree.
From the fifth century we can follow the city's fortunes more clearly, and in the fourth the volume rightly includes testimonia and inscriptions, several of them bilinguals in Phoenician and Cypriot-Greek syllabic script, from Idalion, which was then its dependency; one of the volume's strengths is its careful consideration of Kition's territorial boundaries at different times (though why Kittim because the Hebrew designation for all Westerners, when it was so heavily Phoenician, remains obscure).
The second half of the guidebook is a translation of the first half into Inuktitut, written in the eastern Arctic syllabic script.
Wearing the Mangyan attire with pride and happiness, I taught guests how to write their names in the Mangyan syllabic script, how to spin cotton, how to weave the traditional Hanunuo-Mangyan indigo-blue cloth on a backstrap loom and sold handicraft, she says.