Ursprache

noun Ur·spra·che \ˈu̇(ə)rˌshpräḵə\

Definition of Ursprache

plural

-s

  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


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