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AP Human Geography Chapter 5: Geography of Language vocab
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manner in which people speak and the way words are pronounced in different parts of the world
A regional variety of a language distinguished by vocabulary, spelling, and pronunciation
An artificial language devised in 1887 as an international medium of communication, based on roots from the chief European languages.
A language that was once used by people in daily activities but is no longer used.
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 collection of languages related through a common ancestor that existed several thousand years ago. Differences are not as extensive or old as with language families, and archaeological evidence can confirm that these derived from the same 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 within a branch that share a common origin in the relatively recent past and display relatively few differences in grammar and vocabulary.
A collection of languages related to each other through a common ancestor long before recorded history.
language used for business purpose
A language that is written as well as spoken; system of written communication
Speaking only one language.
Speaking two languages.
Speaking several languages.
The language adopted for use by the government for the conduct of business and publication of documents.
the conventional spelling system of a language
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.
The form of a language used for official government business, education, and mass communications.
name of a place
A reconstructed language used especially in commercial communication
the language or dialect that is most widely spoken by ordinary people in a region or country.
more complex pidgin language
A combination of French and English
Combination of Spanish and English, spoken by Hispanic-Americans.
mix of german and english
dialect spoken by some African americans
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