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KTs 4 and 5 APHG

Key Terms 4 and 5 Rubenstein

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Culture found in a large, heterogeneous society that shares certain habits despite differences in other personal characteristics. Popular Culture
A collection of languages related through a common ancestor that existed several thousand years ago. Differences are not as old as with language families, and archaeological evidence can confirm that the branches derived from the same family. Language Branch
A language that results from the mixing of a colonizer's language with the indigenous language of the people being dominated Creole
Combination of Spanish and English, spoken by Hispanic Americans Spanglish
Culture traditionally practiced by a small, homogeneous, rural group living in relative isolation from other groups Folk Culture
A restriction on behavior imposed by social custom Taboo
A language mutually understood and commonly used in trade by people who different native languages Lingua Franca
The system of writing used in China and other east Asian countries in which each symbol represents an idea or concept rather than a specific sound, as in the case with letters in English Ideograms
A form of speech that adopts a simplified grammar and limited vocabulary of a lingua franca, used for communications among speakers of two different languages. Pidgin Language
A regional variety of a language distinguished by vocabulary, spelling, and pronunciation Dialect
The contribution of a location's distinct physical features to the way food tastes. Terrior
A language that is unrelated to any other languages and therefore not attached to any language family Isolated Language
A dialect of English associated with upper-class Britons living in London. British Received Pronunciation
A collection of languages related to each other through a common ancestor long before recorded history. Language Family
The language adopted for use by the government for the conduct of business and publication of documents. Official Language
A form of Latin used in daily conversation by ancient romans, as opposed to the standard dialect, which was used for official documents. Vulgar Latin
A long-standing system of written communication Literary Tradition
A language that was once used by people from one area or another Extinct Language
A repetetive act by an individual Habit
A 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 dialect that is well established and widely recognized as the most acceptable for government, business, education and mass communication Standard Language
A term used by the French for English words that have entered the French language; a combination of francias and anglais, the French words for "French" and "English," respectively. Franglais
A boundary that separates regions in which different language usages predominate Isogloss
The repetetive act of a group Custom
Dialect spoken by some African Americans Ebonics
A system of communication through the use of speech, a collection of sounds understood by a group of people to have the same meaning Language
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