Language

Our ability to communicate. Verbal language, biological in origin. Identify and discuss Broca's area (1869, speech articulation). Wernicke's area (1878, speech comprehension). Chomsky's LAD (language acquisition device).
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language

[n] - a systematic means of communicating by the use of sounds or conventional symbols 2. [n] - the mental faculty or power of vocal communication
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Language

a system of symbols that allows members of a society to communicate with one another
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Language

Lan'guage noun [ Middle English langage , French langage , from Latin lingua the tongue, hence speech, language; akin to English tongue . See Tongue , confer Lingual .] 1. Any means of conveying or communicating ideas; specifically, human speech; the ...
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Language

Lan'guage transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Languaged ; present participle & verbal noun Languaging .] To communicate by language; to express in language. « Others were languaged in such doubtful expressions that ...
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language

1. Any means of conveying or communicating ideas; specifically, human speech; the expression of ideas by the voice; sounds, expressive of thought, articulated by the organs of the throat and mouth. ... Language consists in the oral utterance of sounds which usage has made the representatives of ideas. When two or more persons customarily annex the ...
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language

speech noun the mental faculty or power of vocal communication; `language sets homo sapiens apart from all other animals`
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language

linguistic communication noun a systematic means of communicating by the use of sounds or conventional symbols; `he taught foreign languages`; `the language introduced is standard throughout the text`; `the speed with which a program can...
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Language

• (v. t.) To communicate by language; to express in language. • (n.) Any means of conveying or communicating ideas; specifically, human speech; the expression of ideas by the voice; sounds, expressive of thought, articulated by the organs of the throat and mouth. • (n.) The expression of ideas by writing, or any other instrumentality...
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Language

(from the article `linguistics`) ...his first book in 1914, Bloomfield was strongly influenced by Wundt`s psychology of language. In 1933, however, he published a drastically revised ... ...of language and would necessarily remain so until the other sciences whose task it was to describe the universe and man`s place in it had advanced ....
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language

a system of conventional spoken or written symbols by means of which human beings, as members of a social group and participants in its culture, ... [49 related articles]
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language

language 1. The speech of a country, region, or group of people, including its diction, syntax, and grammar. 2. The human use of spoken or written words as a communication system. 3. A system of communication with its own set of conventions or special words. 4. A nonverbal form of communication used by birds and animals. 5. The use of signs, ge...
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language

A set of characters, phonemes, conventions, and rules used for conveying information. The aspects of a language are pragmatics, semantics, syntax, phonology, and morphology.
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Language

[disambiguation] Language is the human capacity for acquiring and using complex systems of communication, and a language is any specific example of such a system. Language may also refer to: ==Publishing== ==Music== ==Other uses== == See also == ...
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language

language, systematic communication by vocal symbols. It is a universal characteristic of the human species. Nothing is known of its origin, although scientists have identified a gene that clearly contributes to the human ability to use language. Scientists generally hold that it has been so long in ...
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Language

The faculty which men possess of communicating their perceptions and ideas to one another by means of articulate sounds. This is the definition of spoken language; but ideas and perceptions may be communicated without sound by writing, and this is called written language. By conventional usage certain sounds have a definite meaning in one country o...
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language

Type: Term Pronunciation: lang′gwăj Definitions: 1. The use of spoken, manual, written, and other symbols to express, represent, or receive communication.
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language

Human communication through speech, writing, or both. Different nationalities or ethnic groups typically have different languages or variations on particular languages; for example, Armenians speaking the Armenian language and British and Americans speaking distinctive varieties of the English la...
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Language

[journal] Language is a peer-reviewed quarterly academic journal published by the Linguistic Society of America since 1925. It covers all aspects of linguistics, focusing on the area of theoretical linguistics. Its current editor-in-chief is Gregory Carlson (University of Rochester). Under the editorship of Yale linguist Bernard Bloch, Lang...
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Language

Language is the human capacity for acquiring and using complex systems of communication, and a language is any specific example of such a system. The scientific study of language is called linguistics. Estimates of the number of languages in the world vary between 6,000 and 7,000. However, any precise estimate depends on a partly arbitrary distinc...
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Language

A particular system of signs used by members of a group to communicate with each other. These signs
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Language

[song] `Language` is a song by American electronic dance music producer and DJ Porter Robinson. The song was released in the United States on Big Beat Records as a digital download on April 10, 2012. The song was later released in the United Kingdom in an EP package from Ministry of Sound on August 12, 2012. It debuted at number 9 on the UK...
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Language

[Dave Dobbyn song] Language is a single by New Zealand singer/songwriter Dave Dobbyn, released in 1994 as the first single from the Twist album. The song reached number 4 on the New Zealand charts. ==Background== Dobbyn began writing the song while in Sydney. He had originally played `Language` as an acoustic song, however, Twist producer N...
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