HyperDic: syllabic

English > 5 senses of the word syllabic:
ADJECTIVEpertsyllabicof or relating to syllables
pertsyllabicconsisting of or using a syllabary
allsyllabic(of verse) having lines based on number of syllables rather than on rhythmical arrangement of stresses or quantities
allsyllabicconsisting of a syllable or syllables
allsyllabic(of speech sounds) forming the nucleus of a syllable
syllabic > pronunciation
Soundssahlae'bihk
Rhymesacademic ... Zurich: 733 rhymes with ihk...
English > syllabic: 5 senses > adjective 1, pert
MeaningOf or relating to syllables.
Examples
  • "syllabic accent"
  • "syllabic characters each represent a syllable"
Spanishsilábico
Catalansil·làbic
Nounssyllabicitythe pattern of syllable formation in a particular language
syllablea unit of spoken language larger / larger than a phoneme
Adverbssyllabicallyin or with syllables
English > syllabic: 5 senses > adjective 2, pert
MeaningConsisting of or using a syllabary.
Example"eskimos of the eastern Arctic have a system of syllabic writing"
Spanishsilábico
Nounssyllabarya writing system whose characters represent syllables
English > syllabic: 5 senses > adjective 3
Meaning(of verse) having lines based on number of syllables rather than on rhythmical arrangement of stresses or quantities.
Oppositeaccentual(of verse) having a metric system based on stress rather than syllables or quantity
quantitative(of verse) having a metric system based on relative duration of syllables
Spanishsilábico
English > syllabic: 5 senses > adjective 4
MeaningConsisting of a syllable or syllables.
NarrowerdecasyllabicHaving or characterized by or consisting of ten syllables
disyllabicHaving or characterized by or consisting of two syllables
monosyllabicHaving or characterized by or consisting of one syllable
octosyllabicHaving or characterized by or consisting of eight syllables
pentasyllabicHaving or characterized by or consisting of five syllables
polysyllabicHaving or characterized by words of more than three syllables
syllabledpronounced in syllables
Oppositenonsyllabic, unsyllabicnot forming a syllable or the nucleus of a syllable
Spanishsilábico
Catalansil·làbic
Nounssyllablea unit of spoken language larger / larger than a phoneme
English > syllabic: 5 senses > adjective 5
Meaning(of speech sounds) forming the nucleus of a syllable.
Example"the syllabic 'nl' in 'riddle'"
Oppositenonsyllabic(of speech sounds) not forming or capable of forming the nucleus of a syllable
Spanishsilábico

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