syllabic script

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Synonyms for syllabic script

a writing system whose characters represent syllables

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Another syllabic script, though, was still in use in his time.
A font of Morice's Dakelh syllabics includes two hundred characters, where Evans's fully developed Cree syllabic script has ninety--but both systems still unfold from just nine basic shapes.
As in the illustrated guide for harpoon heads, the second half of the stone tool guide is presented in Inuktitut, using the eastern Arctic syllabic script.
Postma planted the seed that kept alive the rich Mangyan cultural practices, specifically the Mangyan syllabic scripts and the ambahan.
In contrast, Devanagari has the properties of both alphabetic and syllabic scripts.
Thanks to his familiarity with syllabic scripts (among others) he succeeded in identifying a number of consonant-vowel pairs that spelt out words which seemed convincing in their context.
Cree and Naskapi words were entered using a roman orthography and then converted to experimental syllabic scripts in the final printout.