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The characters of the syllabary were all arranged and named, and elaborate lists of them were drawn up.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 3, PART 1, SLICE 1VARIOUS
The kana13 is a syllabary of forty-seven letters, which by diacritical marks, may be increased to seventy.
THE RELIGIONS OF JAPANWILLIAM ELLIOT GRIFFIS
Though the syllabary is essentially of Sumerian origin there is much in it which is traceable to a Semitic source.
A PRIMER OF ASSYRIOLOGYARCHIBALD HENRY SAYCE
The pictorial origin of the syllabary has proved of important assistance in reading the texts.
A PRIMER OF ASSYRIOLOGYARCHIBALD HENRY SAYCE
The sign which represents this bird in the cuneiform syllabary also signifies 'fate.'
THE RELIGION OF BABYLONIA AND ASSYRIAMORRIS JASTROW
In confirmation of this view, a syllabary identifies the Du-azagga with the Apsu.
THE RELIGION OF BABYLONIA AND ASSYRIAMORRIS JASTROW
After a syllabary comes the Pater Noster, the primary and most popular prayer of Christianity.
DOCTRINA CHRISTIANAANONYMOUS
It is called a syllabary, you remember, because each sign stood in their language for a syllable.
ST. NICHOLAS MAGAZINE FOR BOYS AND GIRLS, VOL. 8, MAY 1886, NO. 7.VARIOUS
When the cuneiform syllabary was superseded in Palestine by the so-called Phoenician alphabet we do not know.
PATRIARCHAL PALESTINEARCHIBALD HENRY SAYCE
Kana signifies the Japanese syllabary,—the characters with which the language is written.
SHADOWINGSLAFCADIO HEARN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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  • ABCs
  • characters
  • elements
  • fundamentals
  • graphic representation
  • hieroglyphs
  • ideograph
  • morphemes
  • phonemes
  • pictograph
  • rune
  • signs
  • syllabary
  • symbols
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