Definition of Languages
1. Noun. (plural of language) ¹
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Definition of Languages
1. language [n] - See also: language
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Languages
Literary usage of Languages
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Gesenius' Hebrew Grammar by Wilhelm Gesenius, Thomas Jefferson Conant, Emil Roediger (1856)
"But in very early antiquity, this family of languages had spread from ... There is no ancient name for the collective nations and languages of this stock. ..."
2. A Brief History of the English Language by Oliver Farrar Emerson (1896)
""To what languages is English most closely allied, and what are the grounds ... The answers to these questions will show with what languages English may be ..."
3. Twelve Lectures on the Connexion Between Science and Revealed Religion by Nicholas Patrick Wiseman (1836)
"RESULTS—First; Formation of families, or large groups of languages in close ... Second; Progressive reduction of supposed independent languages into ..."
4. An Etymology of Latin and Greek by Charles Storrs Halsey (1882)
"Nearly all the languages of Europe, and two at least of those of Asia, the Sanskrit and the Zend, are found by comparison to have such resemblances to one ..."
5. History of the English Language by Thomas Raynesford Lounsbury (1907)
"languages ALLIED TO THE ENGLISH. THE most superficial student of speech is weU acquainted with the fact that English is no isolated, independent tongue, ..."
6. Keltic Researches: Studies in the History and Distribution of the Ancient by Edward Williams Byron Nicholson (1904)
"The modern Keltic languages— Keltic" that is, Irish, Highland Gaelic, Manx, Welsh, Breton, and the languages, recently extinct Cornish—differ from all other ..."
7. Polyglot Reader and Guide for Translation, Consisting of a Series of English by Jean Roemer (1857)
"It need not, therefore, excite surprise, that the most eminent writers and philosophers have suggested means for the acquisition of languages. ..."
8. General Principles of the Structure of Language by James Byrne (1892)
"Syro-Arabian languages. 48. That which has always been noted as the peculiar feature of he Syro-Arabian languages is their tendency to express modifications ..."