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Language (IPA: /ˈɫæŋɡwədʒ/, /ˈɫæŋɡwɪdʒ/)


Language (n.)

Any means of conveying or communicating ideas; specifically, human speech; the expression of ideas by the voice; sounds, expressive of thought, articulated by the organs of the throat and mouth.

Language (n.)

The expression of ideas by writing, or any other instrumentality.

Language (n.)

The forms of speech, or the methods of expressing ideas, peculiar to a particular nation.

Language (n.)

The characteristic mode of arranging words, peculiar to an individual speaker or writer; manner of expression; style.

Language (n.)

The inarticulate sounds by which animals inferior to man express their feelings or their wants.

Language (n.)

The suggestion, by objects, actions, or conditions, of ideas associated therewith; as, the language of flowers.

Language (n.)

The vocabulary and phraseology belonging to an art or department of knowledge; as, medical language; the language of chemistry or theology.

Language (n.)

A race, as distinguished by its speech.

Language (v. t.)

To communicate by language; to express in language.

Language

Capacity to communicate using signs, such as words or gestures

Language

Particular system of communication, usually named for the region or peoples that use it

Language

Concept in a metadata schema

Language

Capacity for acquiring and using complex systems of communication

Language

Song

Example Sentence (Quote)

" " and French and Italian were, it must be owned, somewhat unnecessary to one who considered her own language an unnecessary fatigue." - Language

Example Sentence (Quote)

" "I also discovered Larry's First Law of Language Redesign: Everyone wants the colon." - Larry Wall

Example Sentence (Quote)

""A language, like a species, when extinct, never" reappears ."" - Language

Example Sentence (Quote)

"... greatest single programming language ever designed. (About the Lisp programming language.)" - Alan Kay

Example Sentence (Quote)

".. .and we're weighed down by a crappy implementation language (C++)." - Eric S. Raymond


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