holophrastic

[hol-uh-fras-tik, hoh-luh-]
adjective
1.
using or consisting of a single word that functions as a phrase or sentence.
2.
characterized by holophrasis; polysynthetic: a holophrastic language.

Origin:
1855–60; holo- + -phrastic; see periphrastic

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holophrastic (ˌhɒləˈfræstɪk)
 
adj
1.  denoting the stage in a child's acquisition of syntax when most utterances are single words
2.  (of languages) tending to express in one word what would be expressed in several words in other languages; polysynthetic
 
[C19: from holo- + Greek phrastikos expressive, from phrazein to express]

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