language universal

noun Linguistics.

a trait or property of language that exists, or has the potential to exist, in all languages.

Nearby words

  1. language isolate,
  2. language laboratory,
  3. language planning,
  4. language school,
  5. language transfer,
  6. langue,
  7. langue d'oc,
  8. langue d'oïl,
  9. langue de boeuf,
  10. langue de chat

Origin of language universal

First recorded in 1965–70 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019