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APHG CH 4 & 5 VOCAB

Wahowski Cy Lakes

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The knowledge of beliefs, language, traits, and customs shared by a group of people CULTURE
Type of culture that is practiced primarily by small homogeneous groups living in isolated rural areas FOLK CULTURE
A repetitive act that is particular individual performs HABIT
Type of culture found in large heterogeneous societies that share certain habits despite differences in other personal characteristics POPULAR CULTURE
A restriction on behavior imposed by social custom TABOO
Standard form of British speech. Dialect of English language BRITISH RECEIVED PRONUNCIATION (BRP)
Language that results from teh mixing of colonizer's language with the indigenous language of the people being dominated. CREOLE OR CREOLIZED LANGUAGE
A regional variation of a language distinguished by distinctive vocabulary, spelling, and pronunciation. DIALECT
African-American perseved distint dialect of English and Bantu tribal languages EBONICS
Languages that are no longer spoken or read in daily activities by anyone in the world EXTINCT LANGUAGE
Type of written language that has characters that represent ideas or concepts IDEOGRAMS
Word usage boundary ISOGLOSS
A language unrelated to any other and therefore nto attached to any language family ISOLATED LANGUAGE
System of communication through speech LANGUAGE
A collection of languages related through a common ancestor that existed several thousand years ago LANGUAGE BRANCH
Collection of languages rated through a common ancestor that existed long before recorded history LANGUAGE FAMILY
Collection of languages within a branch that share a common origin in the relatively recent past and display relatively few differences in grammar and vocabulary LANGUAGE GROUP
A language of international communication LINGUA FRANCA
System of written communication LITERARY TRADITION
Language used by the government for laws, reports, and public objects, such as road signs, money and stamps. OFFICIAL LANGUAGE
Type of language that has a mixture of the lingua franca and another language PIDGIN LANGUAGE
Language that combines English and Spanish in the United States SPANGLISH
Dialect that is well-established and widely recognized as the ost acceptable for government, business, education and mass communication. STANDARD LANGUAGE
Language of the masses in the Roman Empire. First introduced by soliders who traveled throughout the empire. VULGAR LATIN
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