Thesaurus / lingua franca

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As a rule, it dragged, and Kit imagined the interpreter was sometimes puzzled and used the lingua franca of the Moorish ports.

Kit Musgrave's LuckHarold Bindloss

What they have done, I gather, is to invent a nightmare of a lingua franca in which they appear to hold amicable converse.

She heard Lanty haranguing in broken Arabic and lingua Franca, and presently he came in, shaking with suppressed laughter.

A Modern TelemachusCharlotte M. Yonge

Riuku cursed her again, in the lingua franca of a dozen systems.

The last word was spoken in the lingua franca, and instantly obeyed by the physician.

The TalismanSir Walter Scott

The suspicion is also well founded that by Malauec is meant a lingua franca made up from various tongues.

Many of the inhabitants are descended from the traders of those times, and they all speak the lingua franca, or Levantine Italian.

The Arabic language has been the lingua franca of the East from the time that it succeeded Greek in the seventh century.

The Oriental RugWilliam D. Ellwanger

If any language was to become the lingua franca of all Africa, French would be more suitable.

Black Man's BurdenDallas McCord Reynolds

His lingua franca was uncouth, but when he took some pieces from the pistol with his pocket knife it looked as if the headman saw.

Kit Musgrave's LuckHarold Bindloss

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