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Missed Words - AP HUG Unit 5

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Creole
A language that results from the mixing of a colonizer's language with the indigenous language of the people being dominated
Ebonics
Dialect spoken by some African-Americans. Economic
Isolated language
A language that is unrelated to any other languages and therefore not attached to any language family
Language group
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
Literary tradition
A language that is written as well as spoken
Pidgin 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
Standard language
The form of a language used for official government business, education, and mass communications