What is it with the Languages?

What is a language?

Language is the ability to acquire and use complex systems of communication, particularly the human ability to do so. The scientific study of language is called linguistics.

Questions concerning the philosophy of language, such as whether words can represent experience, have been debated since ancient times. Some thinkers have argued that language originated from emotions while others have held that it originated from rational and logical thought. Estimates of the number of languages in the world vary between 5,000 and 7,000.

Languages around the World

Why every language is Important?

Language defines a culture, through the people who speak it. Words that describe a cultural practice or idea may not translate precisely into another language. Many endangered languages have rich oral cultures, but no written forms.

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