Definition of Syllabics

1. Noun. (plural of syllabic) ¹



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Definition of Syllabics

1. syllabic [n] - See also: syllabic

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Syllabics

syllabic break
syllabic breaks
syllabic rhyme
syllabic rhymes
syllabic script
syllabical
syllabically
syllabicate
syllabicated
syllabicates
syllabicating
syllabication
syllabications
syllabicities
syllabicity
syllabics (current term)
syllabificate
syllabificated
syllabificating
syllabification
syllabifications
syllabified
syllabifies
syllabify
syllabifying
syllabise
syllabism
syllabisms
syllabist
syllabists

Literary usage of Syllabics

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"The list of the most usual syllabics of known value, in the Pharaonic period, ... syllabics, as well as ideographs, can be written alone or with phonetic ..."

2. University of Illinois Studies in Language and Literature (1917)
"20 syllabics never follow each other without an intervening non- syllabic. ... Nor do more than two non-syllabics ever follow each other in a native word. ..."

3. An Introduction to the Study of Language by Leonard Bloomfield (1914)
"In other languages the duration of non-syllabics is not automatic (ie does not depend on the ... Such long uon-syllabics differ from doubled sounds (p. ..."

4. A Primer of Phonetics by Henry Sweet (1892)
"Syllables are marked ], non-syllabics ), when necessary. 151. The relation between syllabic and non-syllabic is evidently a purely relative one. ..."

5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"The list of the most usual syllabics of known value, in the Pharaonic period, ... syllabics, as well as ideographs, can be written alone or with phonetic ..."

6. University of Illinois Studies in Language and Literature (1917)
"20 syllabics never follow each other without an intervening non- syllabic. ... Nor do more than two non-syllabics ever follow each other in a native word. ..."

7. An Introduction to the Study of Language by Leonard Bloomfield (1914)
"In other languages the duration of non-syllabics is not automatic (ie does not depend on the ... Such long uon-syllabics differ from doubled sounds (p. ..."

8. A Primer of Phonetics by Henry Sweet (1892)
"Syllables are marked ], non-syllabics ), when necessary. 151. The relation between syllabic and non-syllabic is evidently a purely relative one. ..."

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