Altaic language

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Synonyms for Altaic language

a group of related languages spoken in Asia and southeastern Europe

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Although this negative criticism has been very influential, leading almost to a consensus that no Altaic language family exists, supporters of the Ramstedt-Poppe theory have by no means disappeared.
Undoubtedly Manchu will play an important role in the ultimate solution to the much debated question of the genealogical status of the Altaic languages, and without a doubt Manchu plays a central role in comparative Tungusic linguistics.
Based on the facts from Oroqen and other observations about the operation of reduplication in Altaic languages, we argue that emphatic reduplication is borrowed into Tungusic, most likely from Turkic via Mongolic.
A common method by which all Altaic languages indicate emphasis of adjectives.
237-238), nor by invoking the overall typological similarity between Uralic and Altaic languages (p.
When he found this same etymology in the course of reading through the proofs of Japanese and the Other Altaic Languages (Chicago, 1971), 145-46, Poppe urged me to delete it; perhaps I should have taken his advice.
There are a number of features of the northern Chinese dialects that suggest that they were influenced by Altaic languages that bordered them on the north.
Budenz' correspondences, the number of correspondences Hungarian shares with the Altaic languages (and Yukaghir) in fact nearly match the number of correspondences Hungarian shares with the (Finno-) Ugric/Uralic languages, according to modern knowledge.
11 words are recognised as being of Uralic origin, but they also have a parallel in the Altaic languages and/or Yukaghir according to UEW (items number 1, 2, 8, 17, 20, 21, 22, 23, 28, 29, 30);
2 words are connected with Altaic languages, although with uncertainty (number 1 and 3);
13 words have good Finno-Ugric/Uralic counterparts, but UEW also reports good correspondences with non-Uralic languages, mainly the Altaic languages, but also Yukaghir or, more rarely, some Indo-European languages;
It has parallels in most Uralic languages, as well as in the Altaic languages and Yukaghir.
The choice of features might be adequate, given that 37 features occur in at least one Altaic language and 21 occur in all of them.