auxiliary language

a language, as Esperanto, Swahili, or English, used for intercommunication by speakers of various other languages.
[1900-05]

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  • International auxiliary language — An international auxiliary language (sometimes abbreviated as IAL or auxlang) or interlanguage is a language meant for communication between people from different nations who do not share a common native language. An auxiliary language is… …   Wikipedia

  • International Auxiliary Language Association — The International Auxiliary Language Association (IALA) was founded in 1924 to promote widespread study, discussion and publicity of all questions involved in the establishment of an auxiliary language, together with research and experiment that… …   Wikipedia

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  • International Auxiliary Language Association — Die International Auxiliary Language Association (IALA; deutsch: Internationale Hilfssprachengesellschaft) wurde gegründet, um die Bemühungen zu einer Welthilfssprache zu koordinieren. Sie wurde 1924 in New York gegründet und führte im Jahr 1930… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • International Auxiliary Language Association — noun An association founded in 1924 to study the establishment of an international auxiliary language. In 1951, IALA presented Interlingua to the public by publishing the and Interlingua Grammar. Abbreviated IALA …   Wiktionary

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  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association) — ISO 639 3 Code : ina ISO 639 2/B Code : ina ISO 639 2/T Code : ina ISO 639 1 Code : ia Scope : Individual Language Type : Constructed …   Names of Languages ISO 639-3

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