Language (disambiguation)

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  • Developing Article 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. [e]
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    • Developing Article Language acquisition: The study of how language comes to users of first and second languages. [e]
    • Developing Article Natural language: A communication system based on sequences of acoustic, visual or tactile symbols that serve as units of meaning. [e]
    Developing Article Sign language: A system of language in which expressions are conveyed using body movements rather than the human voice. [e]
    Developing Article 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. [e]
    Developing Article Written language: The communication and representation of a language by means of a writing system. [e]
    • Developing Article Artificial language: A language whose phonology, grammar, and/or vocabulary have been devised by an individual or group, instead of having naturally developed. [e]


  • Developing Article Programming language: A formal language specification, and programs for translating the formal language to machine code. [e]

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