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syllabic

1. denoting a kind of verse line based on a specific number of syllables rather than being regulated by stresses or quantities
2. (of plainsong and similar chanting) having each syllable sung to a different note
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Converting syllabics to roman orthography or vice versa can be done in seconds with a simple computer application.
This unusual book is, as its subtitle notes, A Facsimile Edition and Translation of a Prayer Book in Cree Syllabics.
More surprising is that, even though they consisted of devotional matter appropriate to their missionary purpose, these books were printed not in French, or English, or Latin, but in the syllabics of five different Aboriginal nations (xv).
0 was published in 2000 that Canadian Aboriginal syllabics became part of the international standards.
A font of Morice's Dakelh syllabics includes two hundred characters, where Evans's fully developed Cree syllabic script has ninety--but both systems still unfold from just nine basic shapes.
Loose blank verse, free verse, rhymed traditional form and syllabics were all well represented in "Birds and Other Beasts.
Nunavut--April 17, 2002 marked the completion of a 23-year project--the first translation of the Holy Bible into Inuktitut syllabics, the native tongue of about 28,000 Canadians residing in Nunavut, the Ungava Peninsula and Nunavik.
This use of syllabics has had a unique influence on the development of applied computer technology used in their language programs.
Syllabics consist of sustained vowellike and consonantlike sounds with acoustic frequencies comparable to those measured for babbling, Bloom asserts.
Syllabics are not metered because they are not accentual.
Therefore <ie>, as a sequence of graphs representing a sequence of morphologically discrete syllabics, was necessary to the orthographic system of early West Saxon: for the same reason that the system needed, for instance, the sequence <ia>.
I use syllabics instead of iambs, prefer slant- to the gong of full rhyme, write briefly while others go for pages.