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1. sign-language

adjective. used of the language of the deaf.

Synonyms

  • sign
  • signed
  • gestural
  • communicative

Antonyms

  • taciturn
  • inarticulate
  • fire
  • negativeness

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Sentences with tonal-language


1. Noun Phrase
Chinese is a tonal language that has no alphabet and very simple grammar rules, especially concerning verb tenses.

2. 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))

3. 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))

4. 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))

5. 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))

6. 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))

7. language

noun. ['ˈlæŋgwədʒ, ˈlæŋgwɪdʒ'] a system of words used to name things in a particular discipline.

Synonyms

  • toponymy
  • word
  • toponomy
  • markup language
  • terminology

Antonyms

  • categorem
  • synonym
  • inability
  • uncommunicative

Etymology

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

8. tonal

adjective. ['ˈtoʊnəl'] employing variations in pitch to distinguish meanings of otherwise similar words.

Etymology

  • -al (English)
  • tonalli (Nahuatl)
  • -lli (Classical Nahuatl)
  • tone (English)
  • ton (French)

9. tonal

adjective. ['ˈtoʊnəl'] having tonality; i.e. tones and chords organized in relation to one tone such as a keynote or tonic.

Synonyms

  • tonic
  • toned
  • keyed
  • polytonal

Antonyms

  • debilitating
  • atonic
  • unkeyed

Etymology

  • -al (English)
  • tonalli (Nahuatl)
  • -lli (Classical Nahuatl)
  • tone (English)
  • ton (French)
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