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Grade Savers Ch. 6

Language System of communications
Dialect Regional variety of a language
Isogloss Boundary that separates regions
Toponym Place names
Language Tree 19 Language families
Language Family Collection of languages (long before recorded history)
Language Branch Collection of languages (several thousand years ago)
Language Group Collection of languages (within a branch)
Indo-European family Most widely spread language family
Sino-Tibetan family Language area spreads Southeast Asia
Ideograms System of writing used in China
Germanic Language Language spoken in Western Europe
Romance Language Any of the languages derived from Latin
Vulgar Latin Form of Latin used in daily conversation
Language Diversion Occurs when new languages or dialects grow from one original source
Creole or creolized language A language that results from mixing of a colonizers language
Lingua Franca A language mutually understood
Pidgin Language Form of speech that adopts simplified grammar
Franglais A term used by French
Denglish German and English
Spanglish Spanish and English
Ebonics spoken by African Americans
Isolated Language Language unrelated to any other languages
Extinct Language Language once used
Monolingual State Country in which one language is spoken
Multilingual State Country where more than one language is spoken
Polyglot Person that speaks many languages
Official Language Language adopted for Government use
Standard Language Form of language used not adopted
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