In: Booij, Geert & Lehmann, Christian & Mugdan, Joachim (eds.) How hopeless is genealogical linguistics, and how advanced is areal linguistics?
So I kept wondering whether one can find a rigorous definition that corresponds to at least 80% of their usage.
This matters, because many general claims depend on the notion of affix, and we want to be able to test such claims and develop them further.
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Polysynthetic languages are complex; one word in these languages can represent an entire sentence.