IV. WORDS RELATING TO THE INTELLECTUAL FACULTIES; COMMUNICATION OF IDEAS

III. MEANS OF COMMUNICATING IDEAS

2. Conventional Means; Language Generally

Language.

[Nouns] language; phraseology [more]; speech [more]; tongue, lingo, vernacular; mother tongue, vulgar tongue, native tongue; household words; King's or Queen's English; dialect [more].

confusion of tongues, Babel, pasigraphie; pantomime (signs) [more]; onomatopoeia; betacism, mimmitation, myatism, nunnation; pasigraphy.

lexicology, philogy, glossology, glottology; linguistics, chrestomathy; paleology, paleography; comparative grammar.

literature, letters, polite literature, belles lettres, muses, humanities, literae humaniores, republic of letters, dead languages, classics; genius of language; scholarship (scholar) [more].

[Verbs] express by words [more].

[Adjectives] lingual, linguistic; dialectic; vernacular, current; bilingual; diglot, hexaglot, polyglot; literary.

[Phrases] "syllables govern the world" [Selden].

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