A language that began as a pidgin language but was later adopted as the mother tongue by a people in place of the mother tongue
local or regional characteristics of a language
a family (or phylum) of several hundred related languages and dialects, including most major languages of Europe, Iran, and northern India, and historically also predominant in Anatolia and Central Asia.
A geographic boundary within which a particular linguistic feature occurs
a set of sounds, combination of sounds, and symbols that are used for communication
a group of languages with a shared but fairly distant origin
a set of languages with a relatively recent common origin and many similar characteristics
a smaller group of related languages within a language family
A language mutually understood and commonly used in trade by people who have different native languages
the more different the language the more diferent the people that speak them
speaking one language
Speaking more than one language
The language adopted for use by the government for the conduct of business and publication of documents.
a simplified form of speech developed from two or more languages
the branch of lexicology that studies the place names of a region or a language. Books definition: Place name.
A language used between native speakers of different languages to allow them to communicate so that they can trade with each other.