Ap Human Geography Vocab Textbook Chapter 6 - Language system of communication through the use of speech collection of sounds and understood by a group

Ap Human Geography Vocab Textbook Chapter 6 - Language...

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Language - system of communication through the use of speech, collection of sounds and understood by a group of people to have the same meaning English, Spain, Portuguese, American Sign Language Pidgin -a simplified speech used for communication between people with different languages Trade languages that are often in Africa to increase contact and trade Language Group -form of speech that adopts a simplified grammar and limited vocal of a lingua franca, used for communications among speakers of different languages Germanic, Slavic, Romance, and Indic come from the Indo-European language family Creole -a language that develops from the mixing races between the colonizer's languages with the indigenous language English, Dutch, and Spanish have Creole offspring in the Caribbean and New World Isogloss - boundary that separates regions depending upon the language they speak The Benrath line distinguishes High German from other West German languages Language Family -collection of languages that are derived from a common ancestry Indo-European, Uralic, Altaic Langue Franca -language mutually understood between people who speak different languages

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