Language definition a body of words and the systems for their use common to a people who are of the same community or nation the same geographical area or the same cultural tradition the two languages of belgium a bantu language the french language the yiddish language see more. Language definition is the words their pronunciation and the methods of combining them used and understood by a community how to use language in a sentence the words their pronunciation and the methods of combining them used and understood by a community. The relationship between language and meaning is not a straightforward one one reason for this complicated relationship is the limitlessness of modern language systems like english crystal 2005. In the philosophy of language the nature of meaning its definition elements and types was discussed by philosophers aristotle augustine and aquinas according to them meaning is a relationship between two sorts of things signs and the kinds of things they mean intend express or signify one term in the relationship of meaning . Today we start our unit on language with a discussion of meaning and how we assign and understand meaning well cover sense and reference beetles in boxes
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