langage

FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Old French (and Middle French) language, from Vulgar Latin *linguaticum (corresponding to langue + -age), from Latin lingua (tongue, speech, language), from Old Latin dingua, from Proto-Indo-European *dn̥ǵʰwéh₂s (tongue, speech, language).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

langage m (plural langages)

  1. language
    Surveille ton langage!
    Watch your language!

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Old FrenchEdit

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NounEdit

langage m (oblique plural langages, nominative singular langages, nominative plural langage)

  1. language
    • circa 1155, Wace, Le Roman de Brut:
      Si savoit parler mains langages
      He knew how to speak many languages
Last modified on 28 March 2014, at 21:47