Syllabic

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Syllabic may refer to:

  • Syllable, a unit of speech sound, considered the building block of words
  • Syllabary, writing system using symbols for syllables
  • Abugida, writing system using symbols for consonant-vowel combinations (used to be called syllabic in the 19th century and syllabic alphabet by Coulmas)
  • Syllabic octal, a specific form of octal representation of 8-bit syllables or bytes
  • Syllabic verse, poetry that has a certain number of syllables per line
  • Syllabic text setting, in music, in which each syllable is matched to a single note, as opposed to melismatic

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