Noun(1) a writing system whose characters represent syllables
(1) So I got into university knowing only the Romanized syllabary .(2) Cherokee is written with a syllabary invented independently by Sequoyah in the 1830s.(3) One page was written in our syllabary , which is our alphabet, and the other page was written in English.(4) Each kana, as these two systems are called, is a separate phonetic syllabary and each hiragana character has a corresponding katakana character.(5) Linear-B was a syllabary - each character represented a complete syllable.(6) Eight in 10 foreigners attending Japanese-language schools can read hiragana Japanese cursive syllabary but only around five in 10 can read Roman characters, a survey conducted by the Cultural Affairs Agency said Thursday.(7) Their equivalent of an alphabet was similar to a Japanese syllabary , where each symbol stood for a syllable in their tongue.(8) Over time, the continual re-use of the same characters to represent sounds led to the evolution of a syllabary based on the sounds of the spoken language.(9) While disappointing for epigraphy fans, the find adds 101 characters to the Isthmian syllabary and should represent a step toward retrieving Olmec history.(10) It was enough that we be able to read the syllabary .(11) They also write these first and last names with Japanese characters - not with the phonetic syllabary used for foreign names.(12) At the same time, a sophisticated syllabary developed.(13) He used this experience to complete the translation into English of a manuscript on healing, originally in the Sequoya syllabary , which had been begun by another scholar.(14) This same paradigm of identical shapes in varying orientations made the syllabary easy to learn, resulting in a high rate of literacy among the Cree people.(15) Akkadian is written with wedges on clay, and has a syllabary containing several hundred signs.(16) A similar system in use in Japan at about the same time, known as man'yogana, eventually evolved into hiragana, one of the syllabaries used to write modern Japanese.
English to Japanese Dictionary: syllabary
Meaning and definitions of syllabary, translation in Japanese language for syllabary with similar and opposite words. Also find spoken pronunciation of syllabary in Japanese and in English language.
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