Definition Of isolating

verb

(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.

cause (a person or place) to be or remain alone or apart from others.

a country that is isolated from the rest of the world

Example Of isolating

  • Sino-Tibetan languages are distinguished from western language families by two main traits: isolating or monosyllabic characters and the use of tones.

  • This change is attested in Kamti Tai, a tonal and isolating language spoken in Myanmar.

  • We experiment these models on Classical Chinese, a typical isolating language.