First Language

Entertainment / Literature / First Language: The preferred or normal language a speaker chooses to communicate in--i.e., one's native or fluent language. Bilingual individuals might have more than one.

Other Words for First

First Adjective Synonyms: fundamental, elementary, basic, primary, cardinal, key, essential
First Adverb Synonyms: foremost, leading, chief, head, premier, prime, primary, principal, pre-eminent

Other Words for Language

Language Noun Synonyms: jargon, lingua franca, vocabulary, terminology, vernacular, lingo
Language Attributive Synonyms: speech, tongue, idiom, parlance, dialect, idiolect, patois, jargon, cant, argot, vernacular, lingo

Native Language

Entertainment / Literature / Native Language: The first language or the preferred language of any particular speaker. MORE

Second Language

Entertainment / Literature / Second Language: In addition to a first language (i.e., a native language), a second language is any language used frequently for communication, trade, diplomacy, scholarship, or other important purposes. MORE

Hyper Text Markup Language (HTML)

Business / Search Engine Optimization (SEO) / Hyper Text Markup Language (HTML): Directives or 'markup' which are used to add formatting and web functionality to plain text for use on the internet. HTML is the mother tongue of the search engines, and should generally be strictly a MORE

Handheld Device Markup Language (HDML)

Technology / Cell Phones / Handheld Device Markup Language (HDML): A specialized version of HTML designed to enable wireless pagers, cell phones and other handheld devices to obtain information from Web pages. HDML was developed by (formerly Unwired Planet) MORE

Grue Language

Entertainment / Literature / Grue Language: In linguistic anthropology, any language using a single word to describe both the hue of green and the hue of blue simultaneously is called a 'grue' language. An example is Welsh, in which the word gw MORE

Hypertext Markup Language (HTML)

Technology / Computers / Hypertext Markup Language (HTML): A language used to format text files on the web. HTML is based on pairs of tags that are inserted into the text and translate into text formatting, tables, graphics, links, and other common web functi MORE