Broader Term: language75 Documents

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Relative paucity or richness of vocabulary; range of vocabulary in ordinary use; receptivity to loan words; elaboration of vocabulary in particular directions; special vocabularies (e.g., sacred words, slang, legal language, technical words, occupational jargon); words and phrases with strong emotional connotations; dictionaries; etc. For native terms concerning ideas about nature and humans, see appropriate "Ideas about Nature and People" (82*) categories.

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