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Antonyms for syllabic

(of verse) having lines based on number of syllables rather than on rhythmical arrangement of stresses or quantities

consisting of a syllable or syllables

(of speech sounds) forming the nucleus of a syllable


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Overall, the lemambang uses a highly syllabic, little-ornamented singing style.
The system of syllabics, wherein the sound of each syllable is represented by a distinct symbol, was originally invented in the late 1800s by Reverend James Evans for the Ojibwa and Cree languages.
For instance, Spanish is characterized by a fast rate of low-information syllables, while Mandarin exhibits a slower syllabic rate with more informative syllables.
The most fully developed of all Canadian syllabic scripts was created in 1885 by an Oblate missionary, Adrien-Gabriel Morice (1859-1938), for the Athapaskan language Dakelh, spoken in northern British Columbia.
Specifically, the article will show how syllabic and metrical considerations interact differently in the two dialects: in Isbukun, syllabic wellformedness constraints may force a marked foot form, but in Takituduh, foot form constraints may force an otherwise illegitimate syllable.
At this point it is important to note that junba songs are performed 'isorhythmically' (that is, every time the text is repeated, it has an identical syllabic rhythmic setting), as are other Centralian-style songs.
22) is a misnomer, since resonants lose syllabic quality precisely because syllables develop in front of them or after them.
The aim of this article is to show that the formation of syllabic consonants and their distribution in Southern British English cannot be fully accounted for within phonological approaches that are dependent on particular syllabification theories and assume a direct mapping between underlying /eC/ sequences and surface syllabic consonants ([C]).
Thus, it is necessary to be aware of the fact that it is possible to fragment the spoken language and that the segments can be manipulated, involving tasks at the syllabic, intra-syllabic and phonemic level.
The hymntestants had to create and graft additional verses to popular hymns of their choice but retaining the poetic metres, rhyming schemes and syllabic structures of the selected hymns.
Ringing through the changes, he discusses the grain of poetry, the syllabic metrical system, the quantitative metrical system, the syllabic-quantitative metrical system, the quantitative-syllabic metrical system, the syllabic-quantitative-syllabic metrical system, the quantitative-syllabic-quantitative metrical system, and phonology vis-a-vis consonant clusters.
Orange Botswana recently donated syllabic digital kits to Dikgonnye Primary School through its Digital Schools Programme.