syllabary

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noun syl·la·bary \ˈsi-lə-ˌber-ē\

Definition of syllabary

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syllabaries

  1. :  a table or listing of syllables; specifically :  a series or set of written characters each one of which is used to represent a syllable

Origin and Etymology of syllabary

New Latin syllabarium, from Latin syllaba syllable


First Known Use: 1586


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