device invented to hide our thoughts
example: ".....?" - "....!"
A way of communication
, mostly made and used by humans. Still, animals (and plants, maybe) have languages of their own.
Language consists of sound
s made within the throat
and then formed into word
s to show what one means or is thinking.
There were once easily ten-thousand or more human languages in the world, but humans, through ignorance
, and neglect
, managed to destroy so many languages... thus resulting in 6,000 or so languages today, the vast majority of which are endangered
by the likes of English
, and several other major ones taking over, thus threaten
ing the diversity of human culture
Also what your mother says to you if there is an especially verbal
What your mother claims movies she doesn't want you to see has too much of. see swearing
"Oh honey, you can't watch that! It has language!"
Grumblings that originate in the throat of a human, which, when heard by another human, mean something. This something is usually insignificant bitching
. Language also refers to the scrawl that is writing, where certain pretty little pictures mean things when seen by someone.
Proper use of language: It's neat and all that the sounds you make out of your face hole mean something, but I'd rather you not.