What Is Metalanguage?

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Metalanguage is a form of language used to describe another language. It was formerly used by linguist Roman Jakobson and other Russian Formalists to characterise a language that makes assertions about other languages.
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met·a·lan·guage
[met-uh-lang-gwij]
NOUN
1.
any language or symbolic system used to discuss, describe, or analyze another language or symbolic system.
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Metalanguage is a language used to describe another language.
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(mĕt'ə-lăng'gwĭj) n. A language or vocabulary used to describe or analyze language. Computer Science. A language used to define another language.
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