alphasyllabary

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From alpha +‎ syllabary or alpha(betic) + syllabary.

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alphasyllabary (plural alphasyllabaries)

  1. A segmental writing system in which consonant–vowel sequences are written as a unit: each unit is based on a consonant letter, and vowel notation is secondary; an abugida.

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