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  2. First language - Wikipedia

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    A first language, native tongue, native language, or mother/father/parent tongue (also known as arterial language or L1), is a language that a person has been exposed to from birth or within the critical period. In some countries, the term native language or mother tongue refers to the language of one's ethnic group rather than one's first ...

  3. List of languages by first written accounts - Wikipedia

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    notes by Johann Flierl, Wilhelm Poland and Georg Schwarz, culminating in Walter Roth's The Structure of the Koko Yimidir Language in 1901. [161] [162] A list of 61 words recorded in 1770 by James Cook and Joseph Banks was the first written record of an Australian language.

  4. A first language (also mother tongue, native language, arterial language, or L1) often means the language that a person learns first. It helps one understand words and concepts in the style of that language.

  5. First Language (journal) - Wikipedia

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    First Language is a peer-reviewed academic journal that publishes papers three times a year in the field of Language.The journal's editor is Chloë Marshall (University of London) who has taken over at the start of 2017 from longtime editor Kevin Durkin (University of Strathclyde).

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  6. First-generation programming language - Wikipedia

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    A first-generation programming language (1GL) is a machine-level programming language. A first generation (programming) language (1GL) is a grouping of programming languages that are machine level languages used to program first-generation computers. Originally, no translator was used to compile or assemble the first-generation language.

  7. People-first language - Wikipedia

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    In deaf culture, person-first language has long been rejected. Instead, deaf culture uses deaf-first language since being culturally deaf is a source of positive identity and pride. Correct terms to use for this group would be "Deaf person" or "hard of hearing person".

  8. Origin of language - Wikipedia

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    The "origin of language" as a subject in its own right emerged from studies in neurolinguistics, psycholinguistics and human evolution. The Linguistic Bibliography introduced "Origin of language" as a separate heading in 1988, as a sub-topic of psycholinguistics.

  9. English language - Wikipedia

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    English is a West Germanic language first spoken in early medieval England which eventually became the leading language of international discourse in today's world. It is named after the Angles, one of the ancient Germanic peoples that migrated to the area of Great Britain that later took their name, England.

  10. Indo-European languages - Wikipedia

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    In total, 46% of the world's population (3.2 billion) speaks an Indo-European language as a first language, by far the highest of any language family. There are about 445 living Indo-European languages, according to the estimate by Ethnologue , with over two thirds (313) of them belonging to the Indo-Iranian branch .

  11. Disability - Wikipedia

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    People-first language is one way to talk about disability that some people prefer. Many others prefer identity-first language. Using people-first language is said to put the person before the disability, so those individuals who prefer people-first language, prefer to be called, "a person with a disability".