British Received Pronunciation (BRP)
The recognized 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.
A regional variation of a language distinguished by distinctive vocabulary, spelling, and pronunciation.
A distinct dialect in the English language. A way that many blacks in America have preserved their linguistic heritage. Is a combination of ebony and phonics.
Languages that are no longer spoken or read in daily activities by anyone in the world.
The combination of the French and English language.
Written languages that represent ideas or concepts rather than specific pronunciations.
A word usage boundary drawn on the geographic landscape.
A language unrelated to any other and therefore not attached to any language family. They arise from the lack of interaction with speakers of other languages.
A system of communication through speech.
A collection of languages related through a common ancestor that existed several thousands of years ago. Exist within language families.
A collection of languages related through a common ancestor that existed before recorded history.
A collection of languages within branches that share a common origin in the relatively recent past.
A language of international communication.
A system of written communication.
The designated and recognized language of a country. Would be used in government and government documents.
A simplified form of a lingua franca.
Created by the English language diffusing into the Spanish language.
The recognized form of the proper dialect of a language. This dialect is the most widely recognized and well established as most acceptable for government, business, education, and mass communication.
Spoken by the people of the Roman provinces during the age of the Roman Empire. Not proper Latin.