Definition of sublanguage in English:


Syllabification: sub·lan·guage
Pronunciation: /ˈsəbˌlaNGgwij


  • A specialized language or jargon associated with a specific group or context.
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    • On the contrary, the urge to catalog and describe sublanguages accurately implies a certain amount of respect.
    • In some areas, there were sublanguages for use in the presence of certain relatives, for communicating with children, or for ceremonial occasions.
    • It's a sublanguage under ‘Sepik’ and is spoken on Papua New Guinea, apparently by a race of mathematical savants.

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