part of speech: noun
definition 1: the system of spoken or written words with which people communicate thoughts, ideas, or feelings.
- Language is a way of sharing our ideas with one another.
definition 2: a particular system used by people of the same nation, region, or group to communicate with one another.
- The English language is hard for some people to learn.
definition 3: a way to communicate without using words.
- Her body language says she is tired.
Language comes from lingua, a Latin word that means “the tongue.”