Definition of not speak a word of
- I can't speak a word of French.
- She doesn't speak a word of Hindi.
: to utter words or articulate sounds with the ordinary voice : talk
: to express thoughts, opinions, or feelings orally
: to extend a greeting
used to form especially nonce words denoting a particular kind of jargon
: a speech sound or series of speech sounds that symbolizes and communicates a meaning usually without being divisible into smaller units capable of independent use
: the entire set of linguistic forms produced by combining a single base with various inflectional elements without change in the part of speech elements
: a written or printed character or combination of characters representing a spoken word
: to express in words : phrase
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