Definition of isolating in English:

isolating

adjective

  • (of a language) tending to have each element as an independent word without inflections.

    • ‘Sino-Tibetan languages are distinguished from western language families by two main traits: isolating or monosyllabic characters and the use of tones.’
    • ‘We experiment these models on Classical Chinese, a typical isolating language.’
    • ‘This change is attested in Kamti Tai, a tonal and isolating language spoken in Myanmar.’
    alienating, estranging, isolating, schismatic
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Pronunciation:

isolating

/ˈʌɪsəleɪtɪŋ/