Webster 1913 Edition
A table of syllables; more especially, a table of the indivisible syllabic symbols used in certain languages, as the Japanese and Cherokee, instead of letters.
S. W. Williams.
syllabary (plural syllabaries)
- (orthography) A table or list of syllabic letters or syllables
- (orthography) A writing system where each character represents a complete syllable
- It shouldn't be hard to come up with a musical syllabary in which pitches code for vowels and timbres code for consonants.