• Lingua franca - Wikipedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lingua_franca A lingua franca (/ ˌ l ɪ ŋ ɡ w ə ˈ f r æ ŋ k ə / (); lit. 'Frankish tongue'; for plurals see § Usage notes), also known as a bridge language, common language, trade language, auxiliary language, vehicular language, or link language, is a language or dialect systematically used to make communication possible between groups of people who do not share a native language or dialect ...
  • Lingua Franca | Definition of Lingua Franca by Merriam-Webster

    www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lingua%20franca Lingua franca definition is - a common language consisting of Italian mixed with French, Spanish, Greek, and Arabic that was formerly spoken in Mediterranean ports. How to use lingua franca in a sentence. Did You Know?
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    www.britannica.com/topic/lingua-franca Lingua franca, (Italian: “Frankish language”) language used as a means of communication between populations speaking vernaculars that are not mutually intelligible. The term was first used during the Middle Ages to describe a French- and Italian-based jargon, or pidgin, that was developed by
  • Lingua franca | Definition of Lingua franca at Dictionary.com

    www.dictionary.com/browse/lingua-franca Lingua franca definition, any language that is widely used as a means of communication among speakers of other languages. See more.
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    simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lingua_franca A lingua franca (originally Italian for "Frankish language" - see etymology below) is a language that is used between persons who have not the same mother tongue.. The terms working language, bridge language and vehicular language are used in the same sense.
  • Definition and Examples of a Lingua Franca

    www.thoughtco.com/what-is-a-lingua-franca-1691237 A lingua franca (pronounced LING-wa FRAN-ka) is a language or mixture of languages used as a medium of communication by people whose native languages are different. It is from the Italian, "language" + "Frankish" and also known as a trade language, contact language, international language, and global language.
  • List of lingua francas - Wikipedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_lingua_francas 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 language, in particular when it is a third language, distinct from both speakers' first languages.. Examples of lingua francas are numerous, and exist on every continent. The most obvious modern example is English, which is the current dominant ...
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