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- Alphabet : Writing system in which symbols - single or multiple letters, such as <a> or <ch> - represent phonemes (significant 'sounds') of a language.
- 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.
- Canadian English : Any of the dialects of English, standard or not, that are used in Canada.
- Descriptive linguistics : The work of analyzing and describing how language is spoken (or how it was spoken in the past) by a group of people in a speech community.
- English grammar : The body of rules describing the properties of the English language.
- Grammar (linguistics) : The structural rules that govern the composition of sentences, phrases, and words in any language; alternatively, the system of language itself, i.e. the principles common to all languages.
- Japanese language : (日本語 Nihongo), Japonic language spoken mostly in Japan; Japonic family's linguistic relationship to other tongues yet to be established, though Japanese may be related to Korean; written in a combination of Chinese-derived characters (漢字 kanji) and native hiragana (ひらがな) and katakana (カタカナ) scripts; about 125,000,000 native speakers worldwide.
- Korean language : Add brief definition or description
- Language planning : In sociolinguistics, the name for any political attempt to change the status of a language in some way or develop new ways of using it, e.g. a government devising laws to promote a language, or scholars producing an official dictionary; the former is status planning (changing the political recognition of a language), the latter corpus planning (changing the way a language is used).
- Linguistics : The scientific study of language.
- 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'.
- 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.
- Washington Post : A daily newspaper in Washington DC -- first publisher of the details of the Watergate scandal.
- Writing : The process of recording thoughts or speech in a visually or haptically retrievable manner.