Definition of isolating in English:
(Of a language) tending to have each element as an independent word without inflections.
- Sino-Tibetan languages are distinguished from western language families by two main traits: isolating or monosyllabic characters and the use of tones.
- We experiment these models on Classical Chinese, a typical isolating language.
- This change is attested in Kamti Tai, a tonal and isolating language spoken in Myanmar.
Definition of isolating in:
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