polysynthetic definition

  • adjective:
    • Of or relating to a language such as for example Eskimo or Mohawk, described as lengthy, morphologically complex terms with many affixes that present syntactic interactions and meanings often expressed as phrases or phrases in other languages.
    • stated of a language, described as a prevalence of relatively long terms containing numerous morphemes. Usually, the morphemes are bound (in other words., they can not standalone as separate words). A good example of a polysynthetic language is Ojibwe, in which:
    • Having levels of twin crystals
    • Characterized by polysynthesis; agglutinative.
    • forming derivative or compound terms by putting together constituents each of which expresses a single definite meaning
  • others:
    • In philology, compounded of a number and number of elements beyond the usual norm; displaying excessive intricacy of synthetic construction, as because of the incorporation of objective and adverbial elements in verb kinds; incapsulated: since, a, polysynthetic word; characterized by such compounds: because, a polysynthetic language: very first used by Du Ponceau into class of languages spoken because of the Indian tribes of The united states. Also incorporative and (seldom) megasynthetic.
    • In mineralogy, compounded of a number of thin lamellæ) in twinning position to each other, or characterized by this kind of structure: as, a polysynthetic twin. See twin.

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