from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A hypothetical language group that comprises the Uralic and Altaic language families. Also called Turanian.
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- proper n. A conjectural grouping of the Uralic and Altaic language families, implying a common ancestor that lacks recognition among most current comparative linguists.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to the Urals and the Altai; as the Ural-Altaic, or Turanian, languages.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- See Altaic.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a (postulated) group of languages including many of the indigenous languages of Russia (but not Russian)
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