noun Ur·spra·che \ˈu̇(ə)rˌshpräḵə\

Definition of Ursprache



  1. :  a parent language; especially :  one reconstructed from the evidence of later languages

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Origin and Etymology of ursprache

German, from ur- primitive, original (from Old High German ur-, ur out of) + sprache language, from Old High German sprāhha speech — more at abear, speech

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a trip made at another's expense

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