syllabize

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v syllabize utter with distinct articulation of each syllable "The poet syllabized the verses he read"
    • v syllabize divide into syllables "syllabify the words"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Syllabize To syllabify.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • syllabize To form or divide into syllables; syllabicate.
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Usage

In literature:

Mr Evans printed his first copies of it in syllabic characters on birch bark.
"Oowikapun" by Egerton Ryerson Young
Not one person in that audience except my boatmen, knew a letter or syllabic character.
"On the Indian Trail" by Egerton Ryerson Young
I caught myself laughing, syllabically, and shrugging my shoulders, fitfully.
"Campaigns of a Non-Combatant," by George Alfred Townsend
The Chinese have no alphabet, but about 20,000 syllabic characters.
"Orthography" by Elmer W. Cavins
The rate of syllabic utterance is usually a personal characteristic.
"Journeys Through Bookland, Vol. 10" by Charles Herbert Sylvester
The opening syllabication is like dickcissel's; then follows a trill of no specially definable character.
"Birds of the Rockies" by Leander Sylvester Keyser
There is frequent yawning, and the speech is slow, syllabic, and jerky.
"Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition." by Alexander Miles
Where there is any approach to hieroglyphic writing, or syllabic ciphers, I am baffled.
"The Cryptogram" by James De Mille
The Romans, however, always practiced syllabic division very much as we do to-day.
"Books Before Typography" by Frederick W. Hamilton
The syllabic alphabet invented in 1821 by George Guess (Sequoyah) is the character employed.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 1" by Various
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In news:

Like the late Marianne Moore before him, this poet turns to syllabics to provide order to his lines and to offer the backbone of form to a collection observant of less stiff things, like the fluidity of nature, aging, and light.
Some of those multi-syllabic, scary-sounding ingredients are harmful.
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In science:

The set S can be interpreted as a “syllabic alphabet”, in the sense that a word w of length N over the alphabet S is simultaneously a word of length ℓN over the alphabet [k ].
Random words, quantum statistics, central limits, random matrices
In the Prosodic Morphology Hypothesis, mora is the unit of syllabic weight; a monomoraic syllable, σµ , is light (L), and a bimoraic syllable, σµµ , is heavy (H).
Computing Prosodic Morphology
Abstract. In the paper, we analyze the distribution of complexities in the Vai script, an indigenous syllabic writing system from Liberia. It is found that the uniformity hypothesis for complexities fails for this script.
Distribution of complexities in the Vai script
Note that the status of [ũ] is unclear: it is represented by a single syllabic sign hũ, probably an obsolete one (Priest 2004) and not included in the vowels list by modern authors (Welmers 1976, Ofri-Scheps 1991).
Distribution of complexities in the Vai script
Table 1 contains the list of the Vai syllabic signs based mainly on the Dukor typeface (courtesy of Evertype). This font reflects the style given in Tucker (1999). Recently, the Vai script became a part of the Unicode standard, version 5.1.
Distribution of complexities in the Vai script
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