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21 Mar natural language

Human languages such as English and Swahili are called natural. I don’t think languages are very natural, but compared to artificial languages like Morse code, Fortran, and music notation, natural languages are more than adequate for expressing what’s on your mind.

Keywords: sememe
parsing
MT
expressiveness
expression
English
acquisition
language
communication
interpretation
translation
cognition
aphasia
Broca’s area
Wernicke’s area
References: comprehension
context
information/entropy
intelligence
learning
lexicography
linguistic strata
natural language
semantics
syntax
words/morphology

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