Synonyms for agglutinative

Grammar : Adj
Spell : uh-gloot-n-ey-tiv, uh-gloot-n-uh-
Phonetic Transcription : əˈglut nˌeɪ tɪv, əˈglut n ə-

Définition of agglutinative

Origin :
  • 1630s, in a medical sense, from Latin agglutinat-, past participle stem of agglutinare (see agglutination). Philological sense is from 1650s.
  • As in sticky : adj gummy, adhesive
Example sentences :
  • With regard to syntax, the Basque resembles all agglutinative languages.
  • Extract from : « Basque Legends » by Wentworth Webster
  • The juxtaposing technique we may call an “agglutinative” one, if we like.
  • Extract from : « Language » by Edward Sapir
  • They spoke an agglutinative language, and resembled the Chinese very much both in physical type and in character.
  • Extract from : « Human Origins » by Samuel Laing
  • Their absence, however, is readily explained by the persistence of the agglutinative principle, which renders them unnecessary.
  • Extract from : « Man, Past and Present » by Agustus Henry Keane
  • The main differences shown by these varieties are agglutinative differences.
  • Extract from : « Food Poisoning » by Edwin Oakes Jordan
  • The Sumerian language was of agglutinative type, radically distinct both from the pure Semitic idioms and from Egyptian.
  • Extract from : « History Of Egypt, Chalda, Syria, Babylonia, And Assyria In The Light Of Recent Discovery » by L.W. King and H.R. Hall
  • Their language was "agglutinative monosyllabic," with mingled Nigritic and Semitic characteristics.
  • Extract from : « The Rand-McNally Bible Atlas » by Jesse L. Hurlbut
  • Chinese belongs to the former class of languages, the "monosyllabic," Turkish to the latter, the "agglutinative."
  • Extract from : « Chaldea » by Znade A. Ragozin
  • Agglutinative languages do not often possess special adverbial endings.
  • Extract from : « Sumerian Hymns » by Frederick Augustus Vanderburgh
  • By the theory the monosyllabic is lower than the agglutinative, and inherently less useful.
  • Extract from : « Commentary Upon the Maya-Tzental Perez Codex » by William E. Gates

Antonyms for agglutinative

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