What does syllabic mean?

Definitions for syllabic
sɪˈlæb ɪk; ˈbʌt n; ˈbɒt lsyl·lab·ic

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word syllabic.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. syllabic(adj)

    of or relating to syllables

    "syllabic accent"; "syllabic characters each represent a syllable"

  2. syllabic(adj)

    consisting of or using a syllabary

    "eskimos of the eastern Arctic have a system of syllabic writing"

  3. syllabic(adj)

    (of verse) having lines based on number of syllables rather than on rhythmical arrangement of stresses or quantities

  4. syllabic(adj)

    consisting of a syllable or syllables

  5. syllabic(adj)

    (of speech sounds) forming the nucleus of a syllable

    "the syllabic 'nl' in 'riddle'"

Wiktionary

  1. syllabic(Noun)

    A syllabic sound.

    Etymology: syllabicus, from συλλαβικός, from συλλαβή.

  2. syllabic(Adjective)

    Of, relating to, or consisting of a syllable or syllables.

    Etymology: syllabicus, from συλλαβικός, from συλλαβή.

  3. syllabic(Adjective)

    Pronounced with every syllable distinct.

    Etymology: syllabicus, from συλλαβικός, from συλλαβή.

  4. syllabic(Adjective)

    Designating a sound that is or can be the most sonorant segment of a syllable, as a vowel or a resonant. In the word riddle (ru012Dd'l), the two syllabic sounds are the (iu02D8) and the (l).

    Etymology: syllabicus, from συλλαβικός, from συλλαβή.

  5. syllabic(Adjective)

    Of, or being a form of verse, based on the number of syllables in a line rather than on the arrangement of accents or quantities.

    Etymology: syllabicus, from συλλαβικός, from συλλαβή.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Syllabic(adj)

    alt. of Syllabical

How to pronounce syllabic?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say syllabic in sign language?

  1. syllabic

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of syllabic in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of syllabic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of syllabic in a Sentence

  1. Douglas Petrovich:

    On this otherwise Middle Egyptian caption were a Canaanite syllabic and the world’s oldest attested proto-consonantal letter–‘B’, depicting a house for the Hebrew consonantbayit.

Images & Illustrations of syllabic

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