Equational languages are the second-most widespread language type in the world (coming right after verbicentric langauges). Reminder: verbicentric languages are those that set a sentence with a verb, i.e., a special word that tells “what’s happening” in the sentence and governs the actants (doers and doees). Unlike them, equational languages introduce a sentence by equating […]
A word and a sentence have more in common than you think. To such an extent that it’s far easier to tell how are they the same than how are they different.
Words are bricks that our speech is built from. Every opus of literature, every speech of a politician. A word is sort of a LEGO piece: its shape and structure define its function, as well as its ability to interact with other pieces.
To understand what a language is, we need to define it. It’s actually not as easy as you think A language is conditional relationship between two systems: coding substrate and information – which is used to store and transfer that information. Since you understood nothing (just like myself), I am going to digest the definition […]
Homosapient language – the advent of the sentence. A phrase is largely possible thanks to a new property of a word that appeared in Neandertal language – nodes. A node is the ability of a word to combine with other words in a predefined manner to code a new object. In English, the situation with […]
It is time to talk about the genesis of the language. No, not about how Latin has turned into French, but about the very first language coming into existence. Out of nowhere.
Globalization is a mixed blessing. And perhaps nothing has suffered more from it than world languages…