syllabic


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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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It is a syllabic piece in two sections: an air sung gravement in duple meter, and a brief coda sung lightly (leger) in 3/8 meter.
Up to ONE MILLION, there are only 20 syllabic numbers.
They would not have created number-syllabaries with single numeral-sign pairings were each numeral intended to reflect unique syllabic values for each sign.
Other analyses of the syllabic inventory of the Chiehyunn are possible without abandoning the fundamental insights of the medieval phonologists.
Dietrich and Loretz agree with the consensus explanation that the forms were borrowed from the corresponding syllabic signs, I (103)(8) and U (169) (p.
Corresponding to the accentual and syllabic conditions of the language, Russian verse permits free use of masculine, feminine, and trisyllabic (dactylic) rhyme, even though the imitation of foreign models (at first Polish, then German and French) for a long time limited these uses.
17 that sometime during the previous week a drill, chemicals and a pressure washer were used to erase the carvings of a large face and early syllabic writing--evidence he says that could have suggested that the Blackfoot First Nations had written language before European migration.
By engaging in a few minutes of "conversation" with humans, in which the participants were instructed to speak to the robot as if it were a small child, the robot moved from random syllabic babble to producing some salient wordforms, the names of simple shapes and colors.
Also important are the contour (or shape) of the melodic phrases, the rhythm in the motives and phrases, and the kind of vocal production and the technical singing style (whether syllabic, melismatic, responsorial, and so on).
The syllabic system is a simple and elegant means of transcribing lnuktitut.
Despite those variations, there is a tendency to regulate the information rate, as shown by a strong negative correlation between the syllabic rate and the information density.