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- Conceptual blending : General theory of cognition, where elements and vital relations from diverse scenarios are 'blended' in a subconscious process, which is assumed to be ubiquitous to everyday thought and language.
- Language (general) : A type of communication system, commonly used in linguistics, computer science and other fields to refer to different systems, including 'natural language' in humans, programming languages run on computers, and so on. A wider definition of language - what counts as a language and what doesn't - is a difficult philosophical topic, deserving an article in its own right.
- Linguistics : The scientific study of language.
- Musical syntax : A set of culture-specific rules underlying the composition and interpretation of music and often dance, too.
- Noun class : System which categorises and marks the nouns of a language according to their meaning, form or pronunciation; commonly known as 'grammatical gender', but many languages have several noun classes.
- Pragmatics : Branch of linguistics concerned with language in use or the study of meaning as it arises from language occurring in context.
- Reading : Please do not use this term in your topic list, because there is no single article for it. Please substitute a more precise term. See Reading (disambiguation) for a list of available, more precise, topics. Please add a new usage if needed.
- Semantics (linguistics) : The subfield of the study of language which focuses on meaning.
- Spoken language : An example of language produced using some of the articulatory organs, e.g. the mouth, vocal folds or lungs, or intended for production by these organs; alternatively, the entire act of communicating verbally - what people mean or intend, the words they use, their accent, intonation and so on.
- Stephen Krashen : emeritus professor of education at the University of Southern California; his research concerns second language acquisition (SLA), bilingual education, literacy and neurolinguistics.
- The elimination of metaphysics : First chapter of Ayer's Language, Truth and Logic, attitude towards metaphysics held by the Logical Positivist.
- Thought : An idea or the act of thinking.
- Vienna Circle : Group of philosophers, scientists, and mathematicians formed in the 1920s that met regularly in Vienna to investigate scientific language and scientific method.
- Written language : The communication and representation of a language by means of a writing system.