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1. language

noun. ['ˈlæŋgwədʒ, ˈlæŋgwɪdʒ'] a systematic means of communicating by the use of sounds or conventional symbols.

Synonyms

  • indigenous language
  • natural language
  • superstratum
  • metalanguage
  • communication
  • words
  • koine
  • target language
  • signing
  • slanguage
  • usage
  • outpouring
  • string of words
  • interlanguage
  • word string
  • onslaught
  • superstrate
  • tongue
  • lingua franca
  • native language
  • source language
  • artificial language
  • sign language
  • object language
  • bombardment
  • barrage
  • dead language
  • linguistic communication

Antonyms

  • artificial language
  • dissuade
  • unattractiveness
  • categoreme

Etymology

  • language (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • language (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Native Language

Example sentences of the word native-language


1. Noun Phrase
ELLs need to be assessed for literacy skills in their native language and in English.

2. Noun Phrase
Even if your French fails you, most locals will appreciate your effort to learn the native language.

3. Noun Phrase
For holiday seasons, include phrases in the orphan's native language, if he is from another country.

4. Noun Phrase
Granted, this is difficult, particularly because it is probably your native language, as well.

2. language

noun. ['ˈlæŋgwədʒ, ˈlæŋgwɪdʒ'] (language) communication by word of mouth.

Synonyms

  • spell
  • words
  • speech communication
  • saying
  • spoken communication
  • voice communication
  • spoken language
  • oral communication
  • idiolect
  • magic spell
  • auditory communication
  • soliloquy
  • discussion
  • non-standard speech
  • monologue
  • give-and-take
  • locution
  • speech
  • charm
  • word
  • pronunciation
  • orthoepy
  • dictation
  • conversation
  • magical spell

Etymology

  • language (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • language (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. language

noun. ['ˈlæŋgwədʒ, ˈlæŋgwɪdʒ'] the text of a popular song or musical-comedy number.

Synonyms

  • vocal
  • love lyric
  • textual matter
  • text
  • words
  • lyric

Antonyms

  • trade edition
  • unemotional

Etymology

  • language (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • language (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. language

noun. ['ˈlæŋgwədʒ, ˈlæŋgwɪdʒ'] the mental faculty or power of vocal communication.

Synonyms

  • speech
  • module
  • lexicon
  • lexis
  • mental faculty
  • vocabulary
  • faculty

Antonyms

  • dissuasion
  • unconnectedness
  • inactivity
  • dysphemism

Etymology

  • language (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • language (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. language

noun. ['ˈlæŋgwədʒ, ˈlæŋgwɪdʒ'] the cognitive processes involved in producing and understanding linguistic communication.

Synonyms

  • linguistic process
  • higher cognitive process

Antonyms

  • misconstruction
  • unspell
  • repel

Etymology

  • language (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • language (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. native

adjective. ['ˈneɪtɪv'] characteristic of or existing by virtue of geographic origin.

Synonyms

  • domestic
  • endemic
  • indigenous
  • autochthonous
  • autochthonic
  • native-born
  • autochthonal

Antonyms

  • male
  • adult
  • loser
  • unemotional person

Etymology

  • natif (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • nativus (Latin)

7. native

noun. ['ˈneɪtɪv'] an indigenous person who was born in a particular place.

Synonyms

  • someone
  • mortal
  • indigen
  • somebody
  • soul
  • aboriginal
  • Levantine
  • Mauritian
  • Russian
  • Seychellois
  • Filipino
  • person
  • individual
  • indigene

Antonyms

  • partisan
  • leader
  • member
  • good guy

Etymology

  • natif (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • nativus (Latin)

8. native

adjective. ['ˈneɪtɪv'] belonging to one by birth.

Synonyms

  • inborn
  • inbred

Antonyms

  • stranger
  • introvert
  • withholder

Etymology

  • natif (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • nativus (Latin)

9. native

adjective. ['ˈneɪtɪv'] characteristic of or relating to people inhabiting a region from the beginning.

Antonyms

  • worker

Etymology

  • natif (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • nativus (Latin)

10. native

noun. ['ˈneɪtɪv'] indigenous plants and animals.

Synonyms

  • being

Antonyms

  • nonreligious person
  • follower

Etymology

  • natif (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • nativus (Latin)
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