Agglutinative language

type of synthetic language with morphology that primarily uses agglutination

An agglutinative language is a type of language where words are made up of different types of morphemes to determine their meaning. What makes these languages different from others, is that if one removes the morphemes from the word, they will be able to stand on their own.

ExamplesEdit

ChinookEdit

  • a–č–i–m–l–ud–a: (future–he–him–thee–to–give–future): "He will give it to you"[1]

HungarianEdit

  • szent: holy
  • szentség: holiness
  • szentségtelen: holinessless

TurkishEdit

  • ev–ler–den: (home–plural–from): "from the houses"[1]

ListEdit

Below is a list of modern agglutinative languages:

Somali language

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Agglutination – GRAMMAR". Britannica.