- to have the same beliefs, attitudes, etc. (as another)
Other Word Forms of Language
Idioms, Phrasal Verbs Related to Language
- speak the same (or someone's) language
Origin of Language
Middle English language, from Old French language, from Vulgar Latin *linguāticum, from Latin lingua (“tongue, speech, language”), from Old Latin dingua (“tongue”), from Proto-Indo-European *dn̥ǵʰwéh₂s (“tongue, speech, language”). Displaced native Middle English rearde, ȝerearde (“language”) (from Old English reord (“language, speech”)), Middle English londspreche, londspeche (“language”) (from Old English *landsprǣċ (“language, national tongue”), Old English þēod and þēodisc (“language”).
Middle English from Old French langage from langue tongue, language from Latin lingua dn̥ghū- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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