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- adj. (of a syllable) Having two morae, i.e. being composed of either two short vowels, or one long vowel, or a diphthong.
Well, you're probably at least as well informed as I am, but what I think they mean is that bimoraic syllables are written with two characters, so the number of characters is equal to the number of morae represented.
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