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  langue des signes
  langue désinentielle
  langue en voie de disparition
  langue fille
  langue finno-ougrienne
  langue germanique
  langue holophrastique
  langue internationale
  langue khoisan
  langue nigéro-congolaise
  langue nilo-saharienne
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polysynthetic language

[Subentry of language1]

Fr    langue incorporante, langue polysynthétique

Synonym(s): incorporating language

Type of: language type

Related term(s): holophrastic language

Domain: Typology

Source(s): Comrie 1981: 40; Croft 1990: 42-43; Crystal 2003: 359 (also "polysynthesis"); Dineen 1967: 231; ELL: 2600-2601; Hamp 1963: 47; Hartmann & Stork 1972: 109 (= incapsulating language); Kroeger 2005: 23; Lehmann 1992: 101; Matthews 1997: 286; Nash 1968: 184; Pei & Gaynor 1954: 172; Trask 1993: 211


English word list

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  polysemia
  polysemic
  polysemous
  polysemy
  polysyllabic
  polysyllable
  polysyndeton
  popular
  popularization
  population
  portmanteau
  position
  positional
  positive
  positive polarity item (PPI)

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