syllabic

[si-lab-ik]
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, or consisting of a syllable or syllables.
2.
pronounced with careful distinction of syllables.
3.
of, pertaining to, or noting poetry based on a specific number of syllables, as distinguished from poetry depending on stresses or quantities.
4.
(of chanting) having each syllable sung to one note only.
5.
Phonetics.
a.
(of a consonant) forming a syllable by itself, as the (n) in button [buht-n] or the (l) in bottle [bot-l] .
b.
(of a vowel) dominating the other sounds in a syllable; sonantal.
noun
6.
Phonetics. a syllabic sound.

Origin:
1720–30; < Late Latin syllabicus < Greek syllabikós. See syllable, -ic

syllabically, adverb
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syllabic (sɪˈlæbɪk)
 
adj
1.  of or relating to syllables or the division of a word into syllables
2.  denoting a kind of verse line based on a specific number of syllables rather than being regulated by stresses or quantities
3.  (of a consonant) constituting a syllable
4.  (of plainsong and similar chanting) having each syllable sung to a different note
 
n
5.  a syllabic consonant
 
syl'labically
 
adv

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