noun, plural syl·la·bar·ies.
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Example sentences from the Web for syllabary
This syllabary enabled the Japanese to express the sounds of their vernacular without difficulty.The Progress of Ethnology|John Russell Bartlett
It is called a syllabary, you remember, because each sign stood in their language for a syllable.
Kana signifies the Japanese syllabary,—the characters with which the language is written.Shadowings|Lafcadio Hearn
The pictorial origin of the syllabary has proved of important assistance in reading the texts.A Primer of Assyriology|Archibald Henry Sayce
In confirmation of this view, a syllabary identifies the Du-azagga with the Apsu.The Religion of Babylonia and Assyria|Morris Jastrow