SYLLABIC

syllabic

1. [Adjective]: consisting of a syllable or syllables; constituting a syllable or the nucleus of a syllable; consisting of a consonant sound not accompanied in the same syllable by a vowel sound or consisting of a vowel sound dominating the other vowel sounds in a syllab

2. [Adjective]: consisting of or using a syllabary or syllabic characters; "eskimos of the eastern Arctic have a system of syllabic writing"

3. [Adjective]: of liquids and nasals

4. [Adjective]: (of verse) having lines based on number of syllables rather than on rhythmical arrangement of stresses or quantities

5. [Adjective]: of or relating to syllables; "syllabic accent"; "syllabic characters each represent a syllable"

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