Melismatic vs. Syllabic

By Jaxson

  • Melismatic (adjective)

    Of, relating to, or being a melisma; the style of singing several notes to one syllable of text.

  • Syllabic (adjective)

    Of, relating to, or consisting of a syllable or syllables.

  • Syllabic (adjective)

    Pronounced with every syllable distinct.

  • Syllabic (adjective)

    Designating a sound that is or can be the most sonorant segment of a syllable, as a vowel or a resonant. In the word riddle ([ɹɪdl̩]), the two syllabic sounds are [ɪ] and [l̩].

  • Syllabic (adjective)

    Of, or being a form of quantities.

  • Syllabic (noun)

    A syllabic sound.


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