The frequent repetition of an act, to the extent that it becomes characteristic of the group of people performing the act
Culture traditionally practiced by a small, homogeneous, rural group living in relative isolation from other groups.
A repetitive act performed by a particular individual.
Culture found in a large, heterogeneous society that shares certain habits despite differences in other personal characteristics.
A restriction on behavior imposed by social custom, mainly food taboos.
The contribution of a location's distinctive physical features to the way food tastes
British Recieved Pronunciation
A particular dialect of English, one associated with upper-class Britons living in the London area, and is recognized in much of the English-speaking world as the standard form of British speech.
A language that results from the mixing of a colonizer's language with the indigenous language of the people being dominated (e.g French Creole)
A form of a language spoken in a certain geographical region that has its own grammar, pronunciation, and vocabulary, due to isolation.
Languages that were once in use but are no longer spoken or read in daily activities by anyone in the world
A term used by the French for English words that have entered the French language.
The system of writing used in China and other East Asian countries in which each symbol represents an idea or concept rather than a specific sound, as is the case with letters in English.
A boundary that separates regions in which different language usages predominate.
A language that is unrelated to any other languages and therefore not attached to any language family.
A system of communication through the use of speech, a collection of sounds understood by a group of people to have the same meaning.
A collection of languages related through a common ancestor that existed several thousand years ago.
A collection of languages related to each other through a common ancestor long before recorded history.
A collection of languages within a branch that share a common origin in the relatively recent past and display relatively few differences in grammar and vocabulary.
Language used as a common means of communication among people whose native languages are mutually unintelligible
A language that is written as well as spoken.
The language adopted for use by the government for the conduct of business and publication of documents.
A form of speech that adopts a simplified grammar and limited vocabulary of a lingua franca, used for communications among speakers of two different languages.
A mixture of the languages Spanish,and English.
A form of Latin used in daily conversation by ancient Romans, as opposed to the standard dialect, which was used for official documents. Roman soldiers used this.