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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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Documents produced by the Legislative Assembly, including Hansard, Committee transcripts, Bills and news releases are produced in English, using roman orthography, and in Inuktitut, using syllabics.
On the right-hand side of the layout, the translators provide two transcriptions of the syllabics in Roman characters: one a direct transcription from the original syllabics, and the other transcribed into modern standard rendering of Plains Cree.
Indeed, to this reviewer (who is an expert neither in Cree syllabics nor in Catholic liturgy), the most illuminating parts of Print Culture were its nominally peripheral components: the introductory essay by Patricia Demers and the afterword by Demers, McIlwraith, and Thunder.
Novels, poems, autobiographies, and film scripts (as well as reference works, popular magazines, and reams of government documents) have been written and printed in Inuktitut syllabics in the past half century] I am not aware of any novels written in Cree, but Cree syllabics have been used to write and publish theater scripts and poems, and to transcribe and publish a large body of oral narrative literature, as well as for newspapers, schoolbooks, government bulletins, and other nonliterary publications.
The syllabic system, used today in the rest of Canada's Arctic, was invented later and adapted by missionaries from the Cree syllabics.
After some relatively minor changes, syllabics became the basis of the writing systems used today by the Cree, Naskapi, Ojibwa, and Inuit.
In a series of studies from 1988 to 1996, Bloom reported that parents and other adults talk more to infants who make syllabic sounds, view those infants more favorably, and tend to regard infants' syllabic sounds as attempts at communication.
Wallace's assertion is challenging, because just as there are English poems in syllabics, there are many kinds of poems in these other kinds of accentual meter.
He first began to study Cree syllabics so he could read the lessons for the minister every week.
The word "Onohtinikewinowak", which is Cree for "warriors", is proudly emblazoned on the candle front in both syllabics and English alphabet letters.
Through this range, one sees Lucie-Smith grappling with a nascent form (poems sprinkled with references to Ovid and French poetry of the Middle Ages and to the Tristan legend) and with his notion of strict meter and attempts with syllabics, then free verse in the later poems.
Even the community's Northern Store assisted the project by agreeing to identify healthy food choices through the use of icons, colors and syllabics on their products.