• Syllabary

    Pronunciation

    • IPA: /ˈsɪləˌbɛri/, /sɪˈlæbəri/

    Origin

    From Neo Latin syllabārium, from syllaba

    Full definition of syllabary

    Noun

    syllabary

    (plural syllabaries)
    1. (orthography) A table or list of syllabic letters or syllables
    2. (orthography) A writing system where each character represents a complete syllableIt shouldn't be hard to come up with a musical syllabary in which pitches code for vowels and timbres code for consonants.

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