Meaning of ISOLATING in English


/uy"seuh lay'ting, is"euh-/ , adj. Ling.

pertaining to or noting a language, as Vietnamese, that uses few or no bound forms and in which grammatical relationships are indicated chiefly through word order. Cf. agglutinative (def. 2), inflectional (def. 2).

[ 1855-60; ISOLATE + -ING 2 ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .