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Related / Similar Words: speech, linguistic process, linguistic communication, terminology, nomenclature, lyric, words, speech communication, spoken communication, spoken language, voice communication, oral communication

 

Definition:
  • the mental faculty or power of vocal communication; "language sets homo sapiens apart from all other animals";
  • the cognitive processes involved in producing and understanding linguistic communication; "he didn''t have the language to express his feelings";
  • a systematic means of communicating by the use of sounds or conventional symbols; "he taught foreign languages"; "the language introduced is standard throughout the text"; "the speed with which a program can be executed depends on the language in which it;
  • a system of words used in a particular discipline; "legal terminology"; "the language of sociology";
  • the text of a popular song or musical-comedy number; "his compositions always started with the lyrics"; "he wrote both words and music"; "the song uses colloquial language";
  • (language) communication by word of mouth; "his speech was garbled"; "he uttered harsh language"; "he recorded the spoken language of the streets";

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    Hyponyms: reading, dead language, words, source language, object language, target language, sign language, signing, artificial language, metalanguage, native language, natural language, tongue, lingua franca, interlanguage, koine, string of words, word string, linguistic string, barrage, outpouring, onslaught, slanguage, markup language, toponymy, toponomy, love lyric, pronunciation, orthoepy, conversation, discussion, give-and-take, word, saying, expression, locution, non-standard speech, idiolect, monologue, spell, magic spell, charm, dictation, soliloquy

     

    Part Meronyms: song

     

    Derivational Morphology: speak, talk, lyric

     

    Language Translations:
    Afrikaans: gebaretaal and rekenaartaal and spraak and taal and taalgebruik   Albanian: gjuha  
    Armenian: լեզու   Basque: hizkuntzak  
    Belarusian: мова   Bosnian: govor and jezik  
    Bulgarian: език   Catalan: codi and idioma and llenguatge  
    Chinese: 語言   Croatian: jezik  
    Danish: sprog and sprogbeherskelse   Dutch: taal  
    Esperanto: lingvo   Estonian: keel  
    Finnish: kieli   French: langage and langue  
    Frisian: taal   Galician: linguaxe  
    German: Sprache   Greek: γλώσσα and γλώσσα προγραμματισμού and ιδιογλωσσία and λόγος  
    Hebrew: לשון and שפה   Hindi: भाषा  
    Hungarian: nyelv   Icelandic: mál  
    Ido: linguo   Indonesian: bahasa  
    Interlingua: lingua and linguage   Italian: lingua and linguaggio  
    Japanese: 用語 and 言い回し and 言語   Korean: 언어 and 용어 and sc=Hang  
    Kurdish: ziman   Latin: lingua  
    Latvian: valoda   Lithuanian: kalba  
    Malay: bahasa   Malayalam: ഭാഷ  
    Maltese: lingwa   Norwegian: språk  
    Novial: lingue   Polish: język  
    Portuguese: idioma and língua and linguagem   Romanian: limbă  
    Russian: язык and sc=Cyrl   Serbian: sc=Cyrl  
    Slovak: jazyk   Slovene: govor and jezik  
    Spanish: lengua and lenguaje   Swahili: lugha  
    Swedish: språk and tal   Tamil: மொழி  
    Telugu: పదజాలం and భాష   Turkish: dil  
    Ukrainian: мова   Vietnamese: ngôn ngữ and tiếng  
    Welsh: iaith   Yiddish: לשון and שפּראַך  
     
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