Tongue and Vernacular


Tongue noun - The stock of words, pronunciation, and grammar used by a people as their basic means of communication.
Usage example: he spoke in a tongue that I didn't understand
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Synonyms for Tongue

Vernacular is a synonym for tongue in language topic. In some cases you can use "Vernacular" instead a noun "Tongue", when it comes to topics like words, common speech, native language. popular alternative


Vernacular noun - The everyday speech of the people (as distinguished from literary language).

Tongue is a synonym for vernacular in language topic. You can use "Tongue" instead a noun "Vernacular", if it concerns topics such as native language, words, common speech. popular alternative

Nearby Word: vernacularly

How words are described

vulgar vulgar tongue vulgar vernacular
native native tongue native vernacular
strange strange tongue strange vernacular
modern modern tongue modern vernacular
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Vernacular or Tongue. 2016. Accessed June 28, 2022.
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