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Agglutinative: (from Latin, 'glued to') In a now outdated linguistic classification, an agglutinative language was any language with complicated but (for the most part) regular derivational forms (Algeo 31 . . . View Full Definition
Nam-Shub: (1) An incantation, chant, poem, or speech thought to have magical power in Sumerian texts. The most famous example is the nam-shub of Enki, in which Enki creates a nam-shub that causes othe . . . View Full Definition
Isolating Language: In now obsolete language studies, linguists used the label 'isolating' to refer to a language with words that tend not to vary--i.e., one in which each idea tends to be expressed by a single . . . View Full Definition
Inflected: An inflective or inflected language is one like Latin, German, or Anglo-Saxon, in which special endings called declensions appear on the end of noun-stems to indicate case. Contrast with ana . . . View Full Definition
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