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'''Language''' may refer either to the specifically human capacity for acquiring and using complex systems of communication, or to a specific instance of such a system of complex communication. The scientific study of language in any of its senses is called linguistics.
 
'''Language''' may refer either to the specifically human capacity for acquiring and using complex systems of communication, or to a specific instance of such a system of complex communication. The scientific study of language in any of its senses is called linguistics.
  
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As of 2020, ''Ethnologue'' contains web-based information on 7,117 languages in its 23rd edition.
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== Related pages ==
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* [[List of language databases]]
 
* [[List of language databases]]
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* [[List of constructed languages]]
 
* [[List of Reddit subs by language]]
 
* [[List of Reddit subs by language]]
 
* [[List of Twitter hashtags by language]]
 
* [[List of Twitter hashtags by language]]
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* [[ArchiveBot/Languages]]
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== See also ==
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* [[Literature]]
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* [[World]]
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== External links ==
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* {{wikipedia|Lists of languages}}
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* {{wikipedia|Lists of endangered languages}}
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Latest revision as of 18:37, 17 July 2020

Sumerian inscription, c. 26th century BC.

Language may refer either to the specifically human capacity for acquiring and using complex systems of communication, or to a specific instance of such a system of complex communication. The scientific study of language in any of its senses is called linguistics.

As of 2020, Ethnologue contains web-based information on 7,117 languages in its 23rd edition.

Related pages

See also

External links

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