3.5.3 Language

Use this domain for words referring to a language.

OMC Codes: 
190 Language
197 Linguistic Identification
198 Special Languages
193 Grammar
194 Phonology
192 Vocabulary
Louw Nida Codes: 
33A Language
  • What words refer to a language?
    language, tongue, speech, lingo
  • What words refer to the type of language a person speaks?
    dialect, foreign language, accent, pidgin, slang, colloquial,
  • What words refer to the first language you learned as a child?
    first language, mother-tongue, native speaker
  • What words refer to the language used to talk about a particular subject?
    terminology, jargon, specialized vocabulary, technical terms,
  • What words refer to a special or secret language?
    code, sign language, computer language
  • What words are used to talk about language?
    linguistics, linguistic, metalanguage, vocabulary, dictionary, grammar, syntax, morphology, phonology, phonetics, sounds, semantics, meaning, pragmatics, rhetoric, pronunciation