- (uncountable) The expression of an understanding — see http://www.ourcivilisation.com/undrstnd.htm "Language is Understanding"
- (countable) A system of communication using the spoken word or using symbols that represent words or sounds.
Etymology: From langage, from
- the English
- (uncountable) The ability to communicate using words.
- the gift of
- (context, countable, or, uncountable) A nonverbal system of communication.
- (context, computing, countable) A computer language.
- (uncountable) The vocabulary used in a particular specialist field.
- (uncountable) The particular words used in speech or a passage of text.
- The he used to talk to me was obscene.
- The used in the law does not permit any other interpretation.
- linguaticum, from linguaLatin, lingua, tongue, speech, language, from Old Latin dingua, from Proto-Indo-European
- dnghwa-, tongue, speech, language
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