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Definition of Lingua Franca

Lingua Franca
Lingua Franca Lin"gua Fran"ca (l[i^][ng]"gw[.a] fr[a^][ng]"k[.a]). [It., prop., language of the Franks.] The commercial language of the Levant, -- a mixture of the languages of the people of the region and of foreign traders.
Lingua Franca
Lingua Franca Lin"gua Fran"ca Any hybrid or other language used over a wide area as a common or commercial tongue among peoples of different speech.

Meaning of Lingua Franca from wikipedia

- A lingua franca (/ˌlɪŋɡwə ˈfræŋkə/ (listen); lit. 'Frankish tongue'; for plurals see § Usage notes), also known as a bridge language, common language...
- This is a list of lingua francas. A lingua franca is a language systematically used to make communication possible between people not sharing a first...
- English as a lingua franca (ELF) is the use of the English language "as a global means of inter-community communication" (Seidlhofer 2016: 20) and can...
- Mediterranean Lingua Franca or Sabir was a pidgin language used as a lingua franca in the Mediterranean Basin from the 11th to the 19th centuries. Lingua franca means...
- Lingua Franca Nova (/ˈliŋɡwa ˈfraŋka ˈnɔva/) abbreviated as LFN, and called elefen by many of its users) is an auxiliary constructed language originally...
- Lingua Franca was an American magazine about intellectual and literary life in academia. The magazine was founded in 1990 by Jeffrey Kittay, an editor...
- Italian is the main working language of the Holy See, serving as the lingua franca (common language) in the Roman Catholic hierarchy as well as the official...
- lingua franca is a language used for communication between speakers of different languages. Lingua Franca or lingua franca may also refer to: Lingua Franca...
- regional lingua francas foreign and additional languages, heritage languages, languages in the religious domain, English as a lingua franca and sign languages...
- language, such as national, literary, liturgical or scientific idiom, or a lingua franca, used to facilitate communication across a large area. The vernacular...
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