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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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