Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In philology, characterized by agglutination; agglutinate (which see).

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  • verb Present participle of agglutinate.

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Examples

  • What is mainly characteristic of this stem, is that all the languages occurring within it belong to the so-called agglutinating type.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • What is mainly characteristic of this stem, is that all the languages occurring within it belong to the so-called agglutinating type.

    The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II

  • What is mainly characteristic of this stem, is that all the languages occurring within it belong to the so-called agglutinating type.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation — Volume 03

  • As the "agglutinating" poison is peculiar (or nearly so) for each kind of microbe, we can tell whether a patient has typhoid by drawing a drop of his blood into a tube, and adding some fresh living typhoid bacilli to it.

    More Science From an Easy Chair

  • Clothahump's mystic singsong chatter of pyroxine and agglutinating and such sounded suspiciously like the sort of thing a practicing physician might write to amuse himself in a moment of irrepressible nonsense.

    A Corridor in the Asylum

  • The PIE form originated by agglutinating the postposition to the nominal stem in IAeg (thus *-ata), followed by Penultimate Accent Shift in Old IE which took the fixed accent off the initial (*-áta), then Syncope (*-ád̰) and finally Vowel Shift, yielding PIE *-ód with regular rules.

    Prehistoric isoglosses in Proto-Steppe

  • The PIE form originated by agglutinating the postposition to the nominal stem in IAeg (thus *-ata), followed by Penultimate Accent Shift in Old IE which took the fixed accent off the initial (*-áta), then Syncope (*-ád̰) and finally Vowel Shift, yielding PIE *-ód with regular rules.

    Archive 2009-10-01

  • My take on this "extended" genitive case, using my previously mentioned chronology as guide, is that it probably developed during the middle of the Late IE period by simply agglutinating an endingless locative *ya signifying 'to which' to the original genitive in *-s.

    Archive 2008-02-01

  • I determined to screw them up by agglutinating my piece to the next piece on the program so that there would be no opportunity to open the doors between numbers, and late-comers would have to wait outside until the intermission.

    Archive 2006-08-01

  • I determined to screw them up by agglutinating my piece to the next piece on the program so that there would be no opportunity to open the doors between numbers, and late-comers would have to wait outside until the intermission.

    How to make concerts not boring

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