Definitions of Languages

  1. A verbal or nonverbal means of communicating ideas or feelings.

Usage examples for Languages

  1. The two languages quickly met one another in the market, and in all the necessary business of life; but in respect of literature they long stood apart. – Anglo-Saxon Literature by John Earle
  2. Did they speak different languages? – The English Language by Robert Gordon Latham
  3. They who have a more general knowledge of languages, could produce, I make no doubt, many other and equally striking examples. – The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. I. (of 12) by Edmund Burke
  4. The Teaching of Modern Foreign Languages in School and University. – The Child Under Eight by E.R. Murray and Henrietta Brown Smith
  5. But, although the Dutch speak so many foreign languages, they hold to their own, and grow indignant when any ignorant stranger shows that he believes Dutch to be a German dialect, this being, in truth, a theory held by many who only know the language by name. – Holland, v. 1 (of 2) by Edmondo de Amicis
  6. They are in various languages, and I never found his mark in any book that was not worth buying, or that I should not have bought without that indication to induce me. – Colloquies on Society by Robert Southey
  7. The hotel has this name in three languages, English, French, and German, as people speaking those several languages come, in almost equal numbers, to Switzerland. – Rollo in Switzerland by Jacob Abbott
  8. Kendricks spoke swiftly to the girl, in one of the Darkovan languages Jay didn't understand, and then drew Jay aside, out of earshot. – The Planet Savers by Marion Zimmer Bradley
  9. The work has been translated into several different languages in Europe. – Modern Atheism under its forms of Pantheism, Materialism, Secularism, Development, and Natural Laws by James Buchanan
  10. At the very close of his life, in 1789, he issued his famous protest against the study of dead languages. – Inventors by Philip Gengembre Hubert
  11. Can you read it, now, with all your learning, and knowledge of dead languages?" – Springhaven A Tale of the Great War by R. D. Blackmore
  12. Yes, but she has different names in all the different languages, you know. – Missy by Dana Gatlin
  13. " It may be that he understands the dead languages, but the living ones not in the least. – Old Fritz and the New Era by Louise Muhlbach
  14. At one time he was a professor in modern languages. – The Story of Our Hymns by Ernest Edwin Ryden
  15. How many languages can your father speak? – Georgina of the Rainbows by Annie Fellows Johnston
  16. He's been everywhere- and back- twice; he speaks a dozen different languages. – The Iron Trail by Rex Beach
  17. I shall go to London and teach the languages. – The Man from Home by Booth Tarkington and Harry Leon Wilson
  18. Some of Eucken's most important works have already appeared in half a dozen languages. – An Interpretation of Rudolf Eucken's Philosophy by W. Tudor Jones
  19. He extended his reading and his knowledge of languages. – The Whirlpool by George Gissing
  20. Long words, learned words, words directly derived from other languages are only understood by those who have had the advantages of an extended education. – How to Speak and Write Correctly by Joseph Devlin