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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. a hypothesized language family that includes the Uralic family and the Altaic languages.

    Category: Peoples

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Ural-Altaic(noun)

    a (postulated) group of languages including many of the indigenous languages of Russia (but not Russian)


  1. Ural-Altaic(ProperNoun)

    A conjectural grouping of the Uralic and Altaic language families, implying a common ancestor that lacks recognition among most current comparative linguists.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ural-Altaic(adj)

    of or pertaining to the Urals and the Altai; as the Ural-Altaic, or Turanian, languages


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