Definition of Syllabary. Meaning of Syllabary. Synonyms of Syllabary

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Definition of Syllabary

Syllabary
Syllabary Syl"la*ba*ry, n. A table of syllables; more especially, a table of the indivisible syllabic symbols used in certain languages, as the Japanese and Cherokee, instead of letters. --S. W. Williams.

Meaning of Syllabary from wikipedia

- A syllabary is a set of written symbols that represent the syllables or (more frequently) moras which make up words. A symbol in a syllabary, called a...
- Cherokee syllabary is a syllabary invented by Sequoyah in the late 1810s and early 1820s to write the Cherokee language. His creation of the syllabary is particularly...
- The Cypriot or Cypriote syllabary is a syllabic script used in Iron Age Cyprus, from about the 11th to the 4th centuries BCE, when it was replaced by...
- Katakana (片仮名, かたかな, カタカナ, ****anese pronunciation: [katakana]) is a ****anese syllabary, one component of the ****anese writing system along with hiragana, kanji...
- Hiragana (平仮名, ひらがな, ****anese pronunciation: [çiɾaɡana]) is a ****anese syllabary, one component of the ****anese writing system, along with katakana, kanji...
- The Vai syllabary is a syllabic writing system devised for the Vai language by Momolu Duwalu Bukele of Jondu, in what is now Grand Cape Mount County,...
- polymath. In 1821 he completed his independent creation of a Cherokee syllabary, making reading and writing in Cherokee possible. This was one of the...
- A semi-syllabary is a writing system that behaves partly as an alphabet and partly as a syllabary. The term has traditionally been extended to abugidas...
- script may be termed alphabets). The terms also contrast them with a syllabary, in which the symbols cannot be split into separate consonants and vowels...
- write. This is in contrast to other types of writing systems, such as syllabaries (in which each character represents a syllable) and logographic systems...
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