Syllabically



adjective
1.
of, relating to, or consisting of a syllable or syllables.
2.
pronounced with careful distinction of syllables.
3.
of, relating to, or noting poetry based on a specific number of syllables, as distinguished from poetry depending on stresses or quantities.
4.
(of chanting) having each syllable sung to one note only.
5.
Phonetics.

(of a consonant) forming a syllable by itself, as the (n) in button
[buht-n] /ˈbʌt n/ (Show IPA) or the (l) in bottle
[bot-l] /ˈbɒt l/ (Show IPA).
(of a vowel) dominating the other sounds in a syllable; sonantal.

noun
6.
Phonetics. a syllabic sound.
adjective
1.
of or relating to syllables or the division of a word into syllables
2.
denoting a kind of verse line based on a specific number of syllables rather than being regulated by stresses or quantities
3.
(of a consonant) constituting a syllable
4.
(of plainsong and similar chanting) having each syllable sung to a different note
noun
5.
a syllabic consonant

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