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  • as inlanguage
  • as invernacular
  • as intrade language
  • as inlangue

synonyms for lingua franca

  • accent
  • dialect
  • expression
  • jargon
  • prose
  • sound
  • speech
  • style
  • terminology
  • vocabulary
  • voice
  • word
  • wording
  • argot
  • articulation
  • brogue
  • cant
  • communication
  • conversation
  • diction
  • dictionary
  • discourse
  • doublespeak
  • gibberish
  • idiom
  • interchange
  • lexicon
  • palaver
  • parlance
  • patois
  • phraseology
  • signal
  • slang
  • talk
  • tongue
  • utterance
  • verbalization
  • vernacular
  • vocalization
  • patois
  • dialect
  • argot
  • idiom
  • slang
  • parlance
  • jargon
  • lingo
  • language
  • patter
  • cant
  • speech
  • tongue
  • phraseology
  • jive talk
  • native tongue
  • street talk
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antonyms for lingua franca

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  • silence
  • quiet
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      How to use lingua franca in a sentence

      Having said this, the Moor asked several questions—through the negro, and always in the Lingua Franca.
      THE MIDDY AND THE MOORSR.M. BALLANTYNE
      He spoke in Lingua Franca, which Foster understood pretty well by that time.
      THE MIDDY AND THE MOORSR.M. BALLANTYNE
      In course of time, Arabic replaced the Aramean dialect, and became the lingua franca of the Jews.
      CHAPTERS ON JEWISH LITERATUREISRAEL ABRAHAMS
      What was coming in was uniformly excited, some panicky, and all in fairly standard Lingua Terra.
      SPACE VIKINGHENRY BEAM PIPER
      Csar sibi fecit nostram confessionem reddi Italica et Gallica lingua.
      HISTORY OF THE GREAT REFORMATION, VOLUME IVJ. H. MERLE D'AUBIGN
      Is fundator erat cuiusdam urbis a seipso denominate, que lingua Anglicana Warwic, id est curia Warmundi, nuncupatur.
      BEOWULFR. W. CHAMBERS
      Avem Philomelam lingua carere pro certo affirmare possum, nisi me oculi fallunt.
      THE WORKS OF SIR THOMAS BROWNE (VOLUME 1 OF 3)THOMAS BROWNE
      Wobanguli began speaking in sonorous tones, using Malay-Dyak dialect, the lingua franca of the residency.
      THE ARGUS PHEASANTJOHN CHARLES BEECHAM
      Erat autem prisca isthæc Gallis et Britannis communis lingua, ultra omnium historiarum memoriam antiquæ.
      DISSERTATION ON THE ENGLISH LANGUAGENOAH WEBSTER, JR.
      Michel Angelo lived during the golden age of the Lingua Toscana.
      BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOL. 60, NO. 373, NOVEMBER 1846VARIOUS
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