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View synonyms for parent language

parent language

noun

  1. an earlier language from which another is derived.


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Evidently they have all sprung from a parent language no longer adequately represented by any one of them.

Ultimately “Delbrck went so far,” says Professor Ripley, “as to deny that any single parent language ever existed in fact”.

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