language

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language

Pronunciation[change]

Pronunciation[change]

  • enPR: lăngʹgwĭj, IPA: /ˈlæŋgwɪʤ/, SAMPA: /"l{NgwIdZ/
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Noun[change]

Singular
language

Plural
languages

  1. All the words used by a group of people, and grammar (the rules for making them into sentences). People who speak the same language can understand each other; people speaking different languages cannot understand each other.
    The English language has easy grammar but difficult spelling and pronunciation.
  2. A group of symbols, such as computer code, that is similar to a way of talking, might be called a language.

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