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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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Fr    langue mère

Synonym(s): ancestor language

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

Domain: Historical Linguistics

Source(s): Crystal 2001: 114 (parent); ELL: 5153; Hartmann & Stork 1972: 14; Lehmann 1992: 120; Matthews 1997: 266; Pei & Gaynor 1954: 159


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  parasitic gap
  parasynthesis
  parasynthetic
  paratactic
  paratactic relation
  parataxis
  paratext
  parentheses1
  parentheses2
  parenthesis
  parenthetical1
  parenthetical2
  parisyllabic
  parochialism
  parody

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