the system of human expression by means of word
a particular system of words, as used by a people or nation
manner of expressing oneself
rude or shocking words and phrases, especially four-letter words
"he taught foreign languages"
"the language introduced is standard throughout the text"
"the speed with which a program can be executed depends on the language in which it is written"
"his speech was garbled"
"he uttered harsh language"
"he recorded the spoken language of the streets"
"his compositions always started with the lyrics"
"he wrote both words and music"
"the song uses colloquial language"
"he didn't have the language to express his feelings"
"language sets homo sapiens apart from all other animals"
"the language of sociology"
I answered him in Chinese, a language which I knew..Joyce did not understand.
出自： J. Marquand