language  

  • Pronunciation of language: L AE1 NG G W AH0 JH ('læŋgwɪdʒ)

  • Number of syllables of language: 2

  • Pronunciation Video of language

  • Definition of language

    • (n): the mental faculty or power of vocal communication; "language sets homo sapiens apart from all other animals"  
    • (n): the cognitive processes involved in producing and understanding linguistic communication; "he didn''t have the language to express his feelings"  
    • (n): 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 be executed depends on the language in which it  
    • (n): a system of words used in a particular discipline; "legal terminology"; "the language of sociology"  
    • (n): the text of a popular song or musical-comedy number; "his compositions always started with the lyrics"; "he wrote both words and music"; "the song uses colloquial language"  
    • (n): (language) communication by word of mouth; "his speech was garbled"; "he uttered harsh language"; "he recorded the spoken language of the streets"  
  • Examples of language

    • Many were new to the country and unfamiliar with the customs and language.  
    • The word aloha means hello in Hawaiian language.  
    • Do you understand the nuances of the English language  
    • The abbreviation LUS is the word for louse in the Danish language.  
    • None of the three know the language of the country.  
    • The word Kamut stems from the ancient hieroglyphic language meaning wheat.  
    • Each bulletin is in the language and format of the country of origin.  
    • Vulgarity is the ugliest word in our language.  
    • The cognate word in the Hawaiian language culture is kapu.  
    • The word Bastard and Basta exist in the English language.  

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