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  EnglishLanguage

Sigma KEE - EnglishLanguage

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english language
A Germanic language that incorporates many roots from the Romance languages. It is the official language of the UnitedStates, the UnitedKingdom, and many other countries.
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Instancescontent bearing physicalAny Object or Process that expresses content. This covers Objects that contain a Proposition, such as a book, as well as ManualSignLanguage, which may similarly contain a Proposition.
 english group languageOf the 43 WestGermanicLanguages, five are classified as an EnglishGroupLanguage.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 entityThe universal class of individuals. This is the root node of the ontology.
 germanic languageA GermanicLanguage is any of 58 closely related IndoEuropeanLanguages spoken in the UnitedKingdom and northern and central Europe.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 human languageThe subclass of Languages used by Humans.
 indo european languageThere are 433 languages categorized as an IndoEuropeanLanguage, forming a major family of the world's languages and including many of the most familiar languages of Europe and South Asia.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
 languageA system of signs for expressing thought. The system can be either natural or artificial, i.e. something that emerges gradually as a cultural artifact or something that is intentionally created by a person or group of people.
 linguistic expressionThis is the subclass of ContentBearingPhysical which are language-related. Note that this Class encompasses both Language and the the elements of Languages, e.g. Words.
 natural languageThe subclass of HumanLanguages which are not designed and which evolve from generation to generation. This Class includes all of the national languages, e.g. English, Spanish, Japanese, etc. Note that this class includes dialects of natural languages.
 physicalAn entity that has a location in space-time. Note that locations are themselves understood to have a location in space-time.
 spoken human languageA SpokenHumanLanguage is a HumanLanguage which has as its medium the human voice. It can also be represented visually through writing, although not all SpokenHumanLanguages have a codified written form.
 west germanic language
Belongs to Class indo european language


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