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Language is any communicative medium used by species of higher intelligence to communicate amongst themselves and develop abstract ideas and philosophies about the environment and greater universe that surrounds them.

  • Linguistic term

Library Data Referral Tree[edit]

Please refer to the following AAB Library Data for more information:
Languages of Charted Space:

Description (Specifications)[edit]

Language is one of the key characteristics of sophontdom. Through the facility of language, sophonts gain advantages over less sophisticated lifeforms. Not only can language-speaking sophonts able to better coordinate and collaborate with one another, but language enables the use of technology.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Many lower lifeforms use language and these early communicative mediums communicate basic physiological needs, emotions, and many other kinds of concrete thoughts. More advanced language leads to abstract thought, which in turn leads to technology.

Language & Sophonce[edit]

Language is not exclusive to sophonts. Some pre-sophontic species have developed advanced language. TBD

Sapir-Whorf Hypothesis[edit]

No information yet available.

  • Deterministic language

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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