(Of a language) forming words predominantly by agglutination, rather than by inflection or by using isolated elements. Examples include Hungarian, Turkish, Korean, and Swahili.
- The Korean language is agglutinative and usually regarded as a Uro-Altaic language.
- The hallmark of agglutinative languages is multisyllabic words composed of linear sequences of morphemes.
- The fact that Arabic is an agglutinative language with a complex affix structure involving prefixes, infixes and suffixes presents a special case for testing the general assumption of this study.
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