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French word list

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  langue nigéro-congolaise
  langue nilo-saharienne
  langue nilotique
  langue objet
  langue primitive
  langue romane
  langue sémitique
  langue sino-tibétaine
  langue slave
  langue supralocale
  langue synthétique
  langue tchadienne
  langue d'union
  langue-cible
  langues

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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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  anaphor
  anaphora
  anaphoric
  anaptyctic
  anaptyxis
  anarthria
  anastrophe
  angled brackets
  animate
  anomalist
  anomalous
  anomaly
  anomia
  anomic aphasia
  anomie

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