HyperDic: natural_language

English > 1 sense of the expression natural language:
NOUNcommunicationnatural language, tonguea human written or spoken language used by a community
English > natural language: 1 sense > noun 1, communication
MeaningA human written or spoken language used by a community; opposed to e.g. a computer language.
Synonymtongue
NarrowerAfroasiatic, Afro-Asiatic, Afroasiatic language, Afrasian, Afrasian language, Hamito-SemiticA large family of related languages spoken both in Asia and Africa
Amerind, Amerindian language, American-Indian language, American Indian, IndianA member of the race of people living in America when Europeans arrived
Austro-Asiatic, Austro-Asiatic language, Munda-Mon-KhmerA family of languages spoken in southern and southeastern Asia
Austronesian, Austronesian languageThe family of languages spoken in Australia and Formosa and Malaysia and Polynesia
BasqueThe language of the Basque people
Caucasian, Caucasian languageA number of languages spoken in the Caucasus that are unrelated to languages spoken elsewhere
Chukchi, Chukchi languageAn indigenous and isolated language of unknown origin / origin spoken by the Chukchi that is pronounced differently by men and women
Dravidian, Dravidic, Dravidian languageA large family of languages spoken in south and central India and Sri Lanka
Elamitic, Elamite, SusianAn extinct ancient language of unknown affinities
Eskimo-Aleut, Eskimo-Aleut languageThe family of languages that includes Eskimo and Aleut
Hmong, Hmong language, MiaoA language of uncertain affiliation spoken by the Hmong
Indo-European, Indo-European language, Indo-HittiteThe family of languages that by 1000 BC were spoken throughout Europe and in parts of southwestern and southern Asia
Kassite, CassiteAn ancient language spoken by the Kassites
Khoisan, Khoisan languageA family of languages spoken in southern Africa
Niger-Kordofanian, Niger-Kordofanian languageThe family of languages that includes most of the languages spoken in Africa south of the Sahara
Nilo-Saharan, Nilo-Saharan languageA family of East African languages spoken by Nilotic peoples from the Sahara south to Kenya and Tanzania
Papuan, Papuan languageAny of the indigenous languages spoken in Papua New Guinea or New Britain or the Solomon ... / Solomon Islands that are not Malayo-Polynesian languages
Sino-Tibetan, Sino-Tibetan languageThe family of tonal languages spoken in eastern Asia
Ural-AltaicA (postulated) group of languages including many of the indigenous languages of Russia (but not Russian)
creoleA mother tongue that originates from contact between two languages
mother tongue, maternal language, first languageOne's native language
tone language, tonal languageA language in which different tones distinguish different meanings
Broaderlanguage, linguistic communicationA systematic means of communicating by the use of sounds or conventional symbols
Oppositeartificial languageA language that is deliberately created for a specific purpose
Spanishidioma, lenguaje natural, lengua, lengua natural
Catalanidioma, llengua, llengua natural, llenguatge natural

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