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Synonyms for agglutinative

forming derivative or compound words by putting together constituents each of which expresses a single definite meaning

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united as if by glue


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Turkish belongs to the family of agglutinative languages.
In isolating languages like English, these grammatical categories are represented by independent morphs as opposed to their representation in agglutinative and fusional languages like Kiswahili which mark these categories by use of dependent morphs attached to roots or stems of words.
A special difficulty of creating language models for Hungarian is the highly agglutinative [3] nature of the language.
Not surprisingly, most (later) Sogdian texts have simplified this state of affairs to a two-case agglutinative system opposing nominative -[?
The fact that the case stacking data we have presented in this section is syntactically iconic in interpretation might suggest to the reader the plausibility of an analysis along syntactic lines, especially given that the inflectional morphology of these languages is in general regular and agglutinative.
If and when a relational noun is grammaticalized into an agglutinative case affix, it will be attached to a caseless noun phrase, if and when an agglutinative case affix becomes a fusional case, it will be "fused" onto a noun stem.
In this connection, it is worth saying that one of the most challenging findings of this study - that the sheer mass and urgency of recent importations from Italian and from English are causing Maltese to drift somewhat from its Semitic moorings, making it more of an agglutinative language (see especially p.
It has predominantly agglutinative morphology, and the maximum complexity of word forms is modest compared to certain other Mesoamerican languages (e.
41) Note in particular that G&P's theoretical assumption seems to presuppose, for any given language, an extreme form of agglutinative behavior, whereby form and meaning correspond to each other in a one-to-one fashion.
We need not be surprised to see that the stress system of Spanish does not show a behavior parallel to the morphophonological system of Hungarian (an agglutinative language with rich morphology), or German, which also has a rich morphological system.
Hannu Panu Aukusti Hakola: 1000 Duraljan Etyma: An Extended Study in the Lexical Similarities in the Major Agglutinative Languages.
In this respect Finnish resembles other agglutinative languages such as Swahili and Turkish.
The fact that so many affixes have survived at all in pidgin/creole varieties of languages such as Quechua, as well as in Swahili, for instance, possibly has to do with their agglutinative character.
Suffixation is a widely used word formation in Old Turkic as well as in modern Turkic languages as agglutinative languages.