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Languages that are no longer spoken.
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notes for dead languages
Words nearby dead languages
dead heat, dead horse, dead in one's tracks, dead in the water, dead key, dead languages, dead leg, dead letter, dead letter box, dead lift, deadlight
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How to use dead languages in a sentence
Why should we deem the dead languages no longer a practical study, when Latin can gain for a Frenchman an Irish wife!In Madeira Place|Heman White Chaplin
She could never understand how a girl of healthy mind could care for mathematics, exact science, or dead languages.The Fat of the Land|John Williams Streeter
Irrepressible and hot-tempered John could not sit down quietly to study dead languages.
He was therefore not ashamed to instruct young men in the rudiments of the dead languages.The Life of Philip Melanchthon|Karl Friedrich Ledderhose
I wished they were not so far away, those eyes, so absorbed with books and dead and gone people and dead languages.The Story of Bawn|Katharine Tynan