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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A writing system whose characters represent word units.

Usage examples (36)
  • Noun, : the Japanese syllabary
  • The point is, if you say a script is a "syllabary" that suggests one character per syllable, and if you look at kana, you don't get that.
  • The syllabary of Cyprus was a character derived from these
  • Yet, even in those days, the Babylonian syllabary continued to be for more
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