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natural language

[Subentry of language1, natural]

Fr    langue naturelle

Antonym(s): artificial language, universal language

Related term(s): formal language

Source(s):

Collinge 1990: 638ff.
COLLINGE, N. E. (1990) An Encyclopaedia of Language. London: Routledge.


Crystal 2001: 228
CRYSTAL, David. (2001) A Dictionary of Language, 2nd Ed Chicago: University of Chicago Press.


DIK I 1997: 5
DIK, Simon C. (1997) The Theory of Functional Grammar, Part 1, 2nd edition: The Structure of the Clause. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. (FG)


ELL: 5148
The Encyclopedia of Language & Linguistics. (1994) Oxford: Pergamon Press.


Hartmann & Stork 1972: 149
HARTMANN, R.R.K. & STORK, F.C. (1972) Dictionary of Language and Linguistics. London: Applied Science Publishers.


Lyons 1971: 11
LYONS, John. (1971) Introduction to Theoretical Linguistics. Cambridge: University Press. 


Matthews 1997: 239
MATTHEWS, P.H. (1997) The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics. Oxford: Oxford University Press.


Nash 1968: 151
NASH, Rose. (1968) Multilingual Lexicon of Linguistics and Philology: English, Russian, German, French. Coral Gables, FL: University of Miami Press. 


Richards etal. 1992: 242
RICHARDS, Jack, PLATT,  J. & WEBER,  H.  (1992) Longman Dictionary of Language Teaching & Applied Linguistics. London: Longman.


Trask 1993: 178
TRASK, R. L. (1993) A Dictionary of Grammatical Terms in Linguistics. New York: Routledge.


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