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    syllabic

    syllabic - Dictionary definition and meaning for word syllabic

    Definition
    (adj) of or relating to syllables
    Example Sentence
    • syllabic accent
    • syllabic characters each represent a syllable
    Definition
    (adj) consisting of or using a syllabary
    Example Sentence
    • eskimos of the eastern Arctic have a system of syllabic writing
    Definition
    (adj) (of verse) having lines based on number of syllables rather than on rhythmical arrangement of stresses or quantities Definition
    (adj) consisting of a syllable or syllables Definition
    (adj) (of speech sounds) forming the nucleus of a syllable
    Example Sentence
    • the syllabic 'nl' in 'riddle'
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