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Fundamental TypeIIIIIIVTechniqueSynthesisExamples
C
(Simple Mixed-
relational)
(b)bAgglutinativeSyntheticBantu
(c)c, (d),aFusionalAnalytic
(mildly
synthetic)
French 0
D
(Complex Mixed-
relational)
b, c,
d
bbAgglutinative
(symbolic
tinge)
PolysyntheticNootka (Vancouver
Island) 0
c, (d)bFusional-agglutinativePolysynthetic (mildly)Chinook (lower Columbia R.)
c, (d)c, (d), (b)FusionalPolysyntheticAlgonkin
cc, daFusionalAnalyticEnglish
c, dc, dFusional
(symbolic
tinge)
SyntheticLatin, Greek, Sanskrit
c, b,
d
c, d(a)Fusional
(strongly
symbolic)
SyntheticTakelma
(S. W. Oregon)
d, cc, d(a)Symbolic-fusionalSyntheticSemitic (Arabic,
Hebrew)
Note 0.  Might nearly as well have come under D. [back]
Note 0.  Very nearly complex pure-relational. [back]

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