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Engelsk navneord: language

1. language (om kommunikation) a systematic means of communicating by the use of sounds or conventional symbols

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe 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 is written.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)linguistic communication

Mindre specifikke termercommunication

Mere specifikke termerartificial language, barrage, bombardment, dead language, indigenous language, interlanguage, koine, lingua franca, linguistic string, metalanguage, native language, natural language, object language, onslaught, outpouring, sign language, signing, slanguage, source language, string of words, superstrate, superstratum, target language, tongue, usage, word string, words

Indenfor samme emneområdeaccent, accent mark, alphabetize, crystal clear, diachronic, expressive style, historical, language, limpid, lucid, luculent, oral communication, pellucid, perspicuous, speech, speech communication, spoken communication, spoken language, style, synchronic, uncorrupted, undefiled, voice communication, well-turned

2. language (om kommunikation) (language) communication by word of mouth

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHis speech was garbled.
He uttered harsh language.
He recorded the spoken language of the streets.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)oral communication, speech, speech communication, spoken communication, spoken language, voice communication

Mindre specifikke termerauditory communication

Mere specifikke termercharm, conversation, dictation, discussion, expression, give-and-take, idiolect, locution, magic spell, magical spell, monologue, monologue, non-standard speech, orthoepy, pronunciation, saying, soliloquy, spell, word, words

Overordnet emneområdelanguage, linguistic communication

3. language (om kommunikation) the text of a popular song or musical-comedy number

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHis compositions always started with the lyrics.
He wrote both words and music.
The song uses colloquial language.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)lyric, words

Mindre specifikke termertext, textual matter

Mere specifikke termerlove lyric

Omfatter disse overordnede termersong, vocal

4. language (om erkendelse) the cognitive processes involved in producing and understanding linguistic communication

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe didn't have the language to express his feelings.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)linguistic process

Mindre specifikke termerhigher cognitive process

Mere specifikke termerreading

5. language (om erkendelse) the mental faculty or power of vocal communication

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningLanguage sets homo sapiens apart from all other animals.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)speech

Mindre specifikke termerfaculty, mental faculty, module

Omfatter disse specifikke termerlexicon, lexis, mental lexicon, vocabulary

Indenfor samme emneområdeverbalise, verbalize

6. language (om kommunikation) a system of words used to name things in a particular discipline

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningLegal terminology.
Biological nomenclature.
The language of sociology.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)nomenclature, terminology

Mindre specifikke termerword

Mere specifikke termermarkup language, toponomy, toponymy

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