Meaning

Primary

Language

Alternative

A Language

Word Type

noun

Explanation

When you say words in a language, you are speaking a language. Not sure what that language is, but since you're saying it it must be real.

Reading

げんご
Kyoko
(Tokyo accent, female)
Kenichi
(Tokyo accent, male)

Explanation

This is a jukugo word that uses the on'yomi readings of the kanji. You should be able to read this on your own.

Context

Patterns of Use

  • 〜の言語
  • 言語を〜

Common Word Combinations

  • 世界の言語
    world languages
    一つの言語
    one language
    他の言語
    another language
  • 言語を使う
    to use language
    言語を学ぶ
    to learn a language
    言語を用いる
    to use language

Context Sentences

今人気のプログラミング言語は何ですか?

What are the popular programming languages right now?

言語オタクたちが朝まで言語について語りつくすオフ会にさんかしてきました。

I joined an offline gathering where language geeks got together and talk about language all night long.

新しいコンピュータ言語の勉強を始めました。

I started to study a new computer language.

Kanji Composition