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French word list

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  langue en voie de disparition
  langue fille
  langue finno-ougrienne
  langue germanique
  langue holophrastique
  langue internationale
  langue khoisan
  langue nigéro-congolaise
  langue nilo-saharienne
  langue nilotique
  langue objet
  langue primitive
  langue romane
  langue sémitique
  langue sino-tibétaine

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ancestor language

[Subentry of language1]

Fr    langue mère

Synonym(s): parent language

Related term(s): daughter language, family of languages, genealogy, language family, proto-language, reconstruction

Domain: Historical Linguistics

Source(s): Hartmann & Stork 1972: 14; Hudson 1996: 37 (ancestor variety); Matthews 1997: 18


English word list

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  angled brackets
  animate
  anomalist
  anomalous
  anomaly
  anomia
  anomic aphasia
  anomie
  answer
  antanaclasis
  antecedent1
  antecedent government
  antepenult
  antepenultimate1
  antepenultimate2

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