lingua : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n a mobile mass of muscular tissue covered with mucous membrane and located in the oral cavity
- But while English may be the only truly international language, millions of tongues are wagging over what is rapidly becoming the world's other lingua franca: Mandarin.
- Our contests were no longer as simple as who had the best natural jump-shot, or an innate feel for chess; video games featured all sorts of contests, and thus became a lingua .
- Moreover, because the lingua franca of international hotel staffs is English, notoriously monolingual Americans, Brits and Australians probably rank higher than they should.
News & Articles
- English is no longer the language of the web
Conventional wisdom suggests that English is becoming “the world’s second language,” a lingua franca that many forward—looking organizations are adopting it as a working language. Optimists about the spread ...
June 20, 2013 - Quartz via Yahoo! Finance
- John Gormley in Irish Times
Asked on Thursday if this meant introducing Esperanto into Irish schools, party leader John Gormley said: "I think it's fair to say that English has actually become the lingua franca now of Europe."
- Crescent Dragonwagon in OCRegister
Cornbread is loved everywhere, but in the south it's lingua franca,says Dragonwagon, a yarn-spinning cook and writer who has spent most of her adult life living in Arkansas, where for 18 years she ran a country inn and restaurant, Dairy...