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Foundational Korean: Grammar Basics Course Glossary

Agglutinative Languages

(Last edited: Thursday, 7 July 2022, 10:21 AM)


An agglutinative language is a type of synthetic language with morphology that primarily uses agglutination; one word can contain enough morphemes to convey the meaning of what would be a complex sentence in other languages. You wll commonly see words in Korean built of many morphemes with very specific meanings that otherwise need sentences in English to convey the same idea.

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