Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Lingua"

The meaning of "Lingua" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does lingua franca mean?
A: a lingua franca is considered a common language between two people with different native languages. For example, a German and French person could speak English with each other. English is the lingua franca. Globally, English and Mandarin are the lingua francas because of how many people speak them as second (or third and above) languages. Hope this makes sense!
Q: What does lingua franca mean?
A: It means a common language that can be understood by people who do not speak each other's language. English tends to be the lingua franca in many parts of the world.

Example sentences using "Lingua"

Q: Please show me example sentences with lingua franca.
A: "English has become the lingua franca of America and the first world."
"In the 1900s, German was the lingua franca of science."
"Thanks to the legacy of colonial British hegemony, English has become a global lingua franca."
"By forcing Japanese onto conquered populations, Imperial Japan would see Japanese become the lingua franca of their eastern empire."

Synonyms of "Lingua" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between lingua araba and lingua pakistana ?
A: There is no "lingua pakistana"

In Pakistan the main official language is Urdu but the dominant language is Punjabi.


Urdu uses a Persian-based script and appears similar to Arabic, but it is actually part of a language family that includes English, Italian, German, Russian and more.

Arabic is completely unrelated as a language.

Translations of "Lingua"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? lingua
A: Tongue. Language. Depende
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? lingua
A: Mas se é língua do corpo, tongue.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? lingua
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? how do you say lingua in english??
A: Parte del corpo: tongue
Lingua parlata: language

Other questions about "Lingua"

Q: Though it is the "lingua franca", it isn't the language the majority of us use in our daily lives.

is that sentence correct?
A: You don't need to put quotation marks around "lingua franca." It's become a loan phrase in English.

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