AGGLUTINATE LANGUAGES

   languages composed of parts which are words glued together, so to speak, as cowherd.

The Nuttall Encyclopaedia. . 1907.

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  • Agglutinate — Ag*glu ti*nate, a. 1. United with glue or as with glue; cemented together. [1913 Webster] 2. (Physiol.) Consisting of root words combined but not materially altered as to form or meaning; as, agglutinate forms, languages, etc. See {Agglutination} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • agglutinate — 1. adjective a) United with glue or as with glue; cemented together. b) Consisting of root words combined but not materially altered as to form or meaning; as, agglutinate forms, languages, etc. 2. verb a) To unite, or cause to adhere, as with… …   Wiktionary

  • agglutinate —   v.i.,v.t. join firmly; thicken; make like glue; coagulate; Philology, make compound words by additions. agglutinin, n. substance in blood causing coagulation. agglutinogen, n. substance causing production of agglutinin.    ♦ agglutinative, a.… …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • agglutinating languages — or agglutinative languages plural noun Languages in which words are inflected by agglutination • • • Main Entry: ↑agglutinate …   Useful english dictionary

  • agglutinative languages — agglutinating languages or agglutinative languages plural noun Languages in which words are inflected by agglutination • • • Main Entry: ↑agglutinate …   Useful english dictionary

  • language — /lang gwij/, n. 1. a body of words and the systems for their use common to a people who are of the same community or nation, the same geographical area, or the same cultural tradition: the two languages of Belgium; a Bantu language; the French… …   Universalium

  • Russian language — Russian русский язык (russkiy yazyk) Pronunciation [ˈrusʲkʲɪj jɪˈzɨk] Spoken in Russia, countries of the fo …   Wikipedia

  • Agglutination — In linguistics, agglutination is the morphological process ofadding affixes to the base of a word. Languages that use agglutination widely are called agglutinative languages. These languages are often contrasted with fusional languages and… …   Wikipedia

  • agglutination — /euh glooht n ay sheuhn/, n. 1. the act or process of uniting by glue or other tenacious substance. 2. the state of being thus united; adhesion of parts. 3. that which is united; a mass or group cemented together. 4. Immunol. the clumping of… …   Universalium

  • Eastern Lombard grammar — The Eastern Lombard Grammar reflects the main features of Romance languages: the word order of Eastern Lombard is usually SVO, nouns are inflected in number, adjectives agree in number and gender with the nouns, verbs are declined in tense,… …   Wikipedia

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