Ural-Altaic

noun

Ural-Al·​ta·​ic ˌyu̇r-əl-al-ˈtā-ik How to pronounce Ural-Altaic (audio)
: a postulated language family comprising the Uralic and Altaic languages
Ural-Altaic adjective

Word History

First Known Use

1853, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Ural-Altaic was in 1853

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“Ural-Altaic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ural-Altaic. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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