Ural-Altaic

[yoo r-uh l-al-tey-ik]
adjective
  1. of or relating to the Ural Mountains, on the border between the Russian Federation in Europe and Siberia, and the Altai Mountains, in S Siberia and NW Mongolia, or the country or peoples around them.
  2. of or relating to Ural-Altaic.
  3. speaking a Ural-Altaic language.
noun
  1. a postulated family of languages comprising Uralic and Altaic.
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Ural-Altaic

noun
  1. a postulated group of related languages consisting of the Uralic and Altaic families of languages
adjective
  1. of or relating to this group of languages, characterized by agglutination and vowel harmony
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