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noun 
  1. (linguistics) A syllabic sound.
adjective 
  1. Of, relating to, or consisting of a syllable or syllables.
  2. Pronounced with every syllable distinct.
  1. (linguistics) Designating a sound that is or can be the most sonorant segment of a syllable, as a vowel or a resonant. In the word riddle (rÄ­d'l), the two syllabic sounds are the (iË) and the (l).
    1. Of, or being a form of verse, based on the number of syllables in a line rather than on the arrangement of accents or quantities.
Etymology: syllabicus < syllabikós < (syllabÄ), syllable.


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