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What is Language?
In linguistics 'language' means a system of signs used to communicate information
Sign = feature of language or behaviour that conveys meaning.
Can be transferred/applied to various other media
for example Braille, writing systems, sign language
Can it be defined/distinguished from other systems of animal communication?
Design Features, Use of Sound Signalls, Arbitrariness, Need for Learning, Duality, Structure Dependance, Displacement, Creativity (Productivity), Patterning
What is Linguistics?