Adjective Definition

syllabic

1.Definition: (of speech sounds) forming the nucleus of a syllable

"The syllabic `nl' in `riddle'"


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


3.Definition: consisting of a syllable or syllables


4.Definition: consisting of or using a syllabary

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


5.Definition: of or relating to syllables

"Syllabic accent", "Syllabic characters each represent a syllable"




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