Syllabary Definition

sĭlə-bĕrē
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noun
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A set or table of syllables.
Webster's New World
A set of written signs or characters representing the syllables that are the units in a language that uses syllabic, rather than alphabetic, writing.
Webster's New World
Synonyms:
  • syllabic script
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Other Word Forms of Syllabary

Noun

Singular:
syllabary
Plural:
syllabaries

Origin of Syllabary

  • New Latin syllabārium from Latin syllaba syllable syllable

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Neo Latin syllabārium, from syllaba

    From Wiktionary

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