Ural-Altaic

Ural-Altaic

[yoor-uhl-al-tey-ik]
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to the Ural Mountains, on the border between the Russian Federation in Europe and Siberia, and the Altai Mountains, in S Siberia and NW Mongolia, or the country or peoples around them.
2.
of or pertaining to Ural-Altaic.
3.
speaking a Ural-Altaic language.
noun
4.
a postulated family of languages comprising Uralic and Altaic.
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Ural-Altaic
 
n
1.  a postulated group of related languages consisting of the Uralic and Altaic families of languages
 
adj
2.  of or relating to this group of languages, characterized by agglutination and vowel harmony

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