/ ˌænəˈlɪtɪk; NAmE / adjective
(also isol·at·ing ) ( linguistics ) ( of languages ) using word order rather than word endings to show the functions of words in a sentence
—compare synthetic , agglutinative
early 17th cent.: via Latin from Greek analutikos , from analuein unloose. The term was adopted in the late 16th cent. as a noun denoting the branch of logic dealing with analysis, with specific reference to Aristotle's treatises on logic, the Analytics ( Greek analutika ).