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  langue fille
  langue finno-ougrienne
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  langue holophrastique
  langue internationale
  langue khoisan
  langue nigéro-congolaise
  langue nilo-saharienne
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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
HARTMANN, R.R.K. & STORK, F.C. (1972) Dictionary of Language and Linguistics. London: Applied Science Publishers.


Hudson 1996: 37 (ancestor variety)
HUDSON, R.A. (1996) Sociolinguistics, 2nd Edition. Cambridge: University Press. (SL)


Matthews 1997: 18
MATTHEWS, P.H. (1997) The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics. Oxford: Oxford University Press.


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