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syllabism

[sil-uh-biz-uh m] /ˈsɪl əˌbɪz əm/
noun
1.
the use of syllabic characters, as in writing.
2.
division into syllables.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85; < Latin syllab(a) syllable + -ism
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syllabism

/ˈsɪləˌbɪzəm/
noun
1.
use of a writing system consisting of characters for syllables rather than for individual sounds or whole words Also called syllabography
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