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- Dialectology : Add brief definition or description
- Standard language : Versatile variety of a language that is able to perform the highest functions for communication in a society, that serves as a reference and that represents the whole language beyond its dialects.
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- American English : Any of the spoken and written variants of the English language originating in the United States of America; widely used around the world.
- British English : Any of the spoken and written variants of the English language originating in the United Kingdom; widely used around the world, especially in current and former countries of the Commonwealth of Nations.
- British and American English : A comparison between these two language variants in terms of vocabulary, spelling and pronunciation.
- Canadian English : Any of the dialects of English, standard or not, that are used in Canada.
- Communications intelligence : The subset of SIGINT concerned with signals intended to be intelligible to human beings, in the form of voice, messages, or images.
- Communication : The set of interactive processes that create shared meaning.
- Dialect continuum : Range of dialects spoken across a large geographical area, differing only slightly between areas that are geographically close, and gradually decreasing in mutual intelligibility as the distances become greater.
- Dialect levelling : The means by which dialect differences decrease.
- English language : A West Germanic language widely spoken in the United Kingdom, its territories and dependencies, Commonwealth countries and former colonial outposts of the British Empire; has developed the status of a global language.
- Geoffrey Chaucer : (1345-1400) English poet, author of The Canterbury Tales.
- German dialects : Dialect dominated by the geographical spread of the High German consonant shift, and the dialect continuum that connects the German with the Dutch language.
- Honshu : (本州 Honshuu) largest of the islands of Japan, divided into five regions and including the cities of Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka and Hiroshima; population about 103,000,000.
- Irish language : A Goidelic Celtic language spoken mainly on the island of Ireland and in Canada.
- Kansai : (関西地方 Kansai-chihoo), region of Japan also known as Kinki (近畿地方 Kinki-chihoo) on Honshu island, divided into seven prefectures and including the cities of Kyoto and Osaka; population about 22,500,000.
- Korean language : Add brief definition or description
- Luigi Meneghello : (1922-2007) Italian novelist.
- Mandarin language : (traditional Chinese 官話, simplified 官话; pinyin Guānhuà) Sino-Tibetan language, the standard form of which constitutes 'Standard Chinese'; world's largest language by speakers, with approximately 900,000,000 users.
- Natural language : A communication system based on sequences of acoustic, visual or tactile symbols that serve as units of meaning.
- Osaka : Please do not use this term in your topic list, because there is no single article for it. Please substitute a more precise term. See Osaka (disambiguation) for a list of available, more precise, topics. Please add a new usage if needed.
- Phonology of Irish : Add brief definition or description
- Received Pronunciation : British English accent that developed in educational institutions in the nineteenth century and is associated with the wealthy and powerful in the United Kingdom, rather than a geographic region, and which few British people actually use; 'refined' RP, even rarer, is colloquially referred to as 'posh'.
- Regional dialect levelling : The process whereby the local dialects of a region become less distinctive as a result of mixing with each other.
- Rioplatense Spanish : The dialect of Spanish spoken in the River Plate (Río de la Plata) basin, which includes Uruguay and parts of Argentina, encompassing Buenos Aires.
- Romance languages : Branch of the Indo-European language family, originally spoken in southern, eastern and western Europe and descended from Vulgar Latin, the language of the Ancient Romans; includes modern Spanish, Portuguese, French, Italian and Romanian.
- Romansh language : Romance language spoken in the Graubünden canton of eastern Switzerland; one of the official languages of the country, with about 35,000 speakers.
- Ryukyu Islands : (南西諸島 Nansei Shotoo 'Southwest Islands') subtropical Japanese island chain in the East China Sea, east of Taiwan; divided between Okinawa and Kagoshima prefectures and home to the Ryukyuan languages and people.
- Sign language : A system of language in which expressions are conveyed using body movements rather than the human voice.
- South Africa : The southernmost African nation; population about 50,000,000.
- Spanish language : A Romance language widely spoken in Spain, its current and former territories, and the United States of America.
- Speech Recognition : The ability to recognize and understand human speech, especially when done by computers.
- Voseo : Add brief definition or description
- Wales : A country of the United Kingdom that historically was considered a principality; population about 3,000,000.
- Welsh language : A Brythonic Celtic language spoken mainly in Wales and Patagonia, Argentina.
- Yorkshire : Region of northern England and the United Kingdom.