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Definition of Syllabary

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set of characters that represents syllables, syllabic script
Syllabary Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
A table of syllables; more especially, a table of the indivisible syllabic symbols used in certain languages, as the Japanese and Cherokee, instead of letters.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913), edited by Noah Porter. About
WordNet 2.0

1. a writing system whose characters represent syllables
(synonym) syllabic script
(hypernym) script
(hyponym) Devanagari, Devanagari script, Nagari, Nagari script
Syllabary Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
A syllabary is a set of written symbols that represent the syllables or (more frequently) moras which make up words. A symbol in a syllabary, called a syllabogram, typically represents an (optional) consonant sound (simple onset) followed by a vowel sound (nucleus)—that is, a CV or V syllable—but other phonographic mappings such as CVC and CV-tone are also found in syllabaries.

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