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1714Synthetic languages  

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  • A synthetic language uses inflection or agglutination to express syntactic relationships within a sentence. Inflection is the addition of morphemes to a root word that assigns grammatical property to that word, while agglutination is the combination of two or more morphemes into one word. The information added by morphemes can include indications of a word's grammatical category, such as whether a word is the subject or object in the sentence. Morphology can be either relational or derivational


  • Fromkin, Rodman & Hyams 2008
  • Ράλλη 2005


  • Katsiadakis Helen (AA)


  • Karasimos Athanasios (AA)


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