langage

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From Middle French language, from Old 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).

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langage m (plural langages)

  1. language: word choice and usage
    Surveille ton langage!
    Watch your language!
  2. (computing) programming language

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Middle English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French language; from Vulgar Latin *linguāticum.

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  • IPA(key): /lanˈɡaːd͡ʒ(ə)/, /lanˈɡwaːd͡ʒ(ə)/

Noun[edit]

langage (plural langages)

  1. language, tongue, speech
  2. dialect, idiom, local speech
  3. discussion, talk
  4. country (with a shared language)

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Old French[edit]

Noun[edit]

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

  1. Alternative form of language
    • circa 1155, Wace, Le Roman de Brut:
      Si savoit parler mains langages
      He knew how to speak many languages