What does syllabic mean?

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

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. syllabicadjective

    of or relating to syllables

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

  2. syllabicadjective

    consisting of or using a syllabary

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

  3. syllabicadjective

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

  4. syllabicadjective

    consisting of a syllable or syllables

  5. syllabicadjective

    (of speech sounds) forming the nucleus of a syllable

    "the syllabic 'nl' in 'riddle'"

Wiktionary

  1. syllabicnoun

    A syllabic sound.

  2. syllabicadjective

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

  3. syllabicadjective

    Pronounced with every syllable distinct.

  4. syllabicadjective

    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 (rd'l), the two syllabic sounds are the (iu02D8) and the (l).

  5. syllabicadjective

    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.

  6. Etymology: syllabicus, from συλλαβικός, from συλλαβή.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Syllabicadjective

    alt. of Syllabical

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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.

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