natural language


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n natural language a human written or spoken language used by a community; opposed to e.g. a computer language
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  • Lydia M. Child
    “The eye of genius has always a plaintive expression, and its natural language is pathos.”
  • Benjamin Lee Whorf
    Benjamin Lee Whorf
    “We dissect nature along lines laid down by our native language. Language is not simply a reporting device for experience but a defining framework for it.”
  • Miguel De Cervantes
    “By such innovations are languages enriched, when the words are adopted by the multitude, and naturalized by custom.”
  • Alfred North Whitehead
    “Speech is human nature itself, with none of the artificiality of written language.”
  • Cyril Connolly
    “Classical and romantic: private language of a family quarrel, a dead dispute over the distribution of emphasis between man and nature.”


In literature:

The one is the Word of God in my nature: the other is the Word of God in my language.
"Sovereign Grace" by Dwight Moody
The Maya language, however, affords a very natural etymology.
"Vestiges of the Mayas" by Augustus Le Plongeon
But language, by its very nature, offers to the ear not only a pattern of rhythm but also a pattern of letters.
"Materials and Methods of Fiction" by Clayton Hamilton
Naturally they preferred their own language, and naturally they failed to appreciate the genius of English.
"The Voice" by Frank E. Miller
The facts of nature are the material of art; the words of the language in which the ideas of art are to be conveyed.
"The Painter in Oil" by Daniel Burleigh Parkhurst
It was monstrous and called for the exercise of all the furnace language of which men are naturally capable.
"The Co-Citizens" by Corra Harris
As to annals partaking of the nature of registers the language of the extant compositions is unfavourable.
"The Ethnology of the British Islands" by Robert Gordon Latham
The natural graces of our language have been impoverished.
"Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 3 (of 3)" by Isaac Disraeli
Poetry is the universal language which the heart holds with nature and itself.
"Hazlitt on English Literature" by Jacob Zeitlin
I suppose, young man, you naturally speak the English less fluently than any other of your five languages?
"The Redskins; or, Indian and Injin, Volume 1." by James Fenimore Cooper

In poetry:

Friendship follows nature's diction,
Shuns the blandishments of art,
Boldly severs truth from fiction,
Speaks the language of the heart.
"Friendship" by Anonymous Americas
When Nature spake no unknown tongue,
But language kindred to my thought,
Till everything She said, I sung,
In notes unforced, in words unsought.
"The Door Of Humility" by Alfred Austin

In news:

Text classification remains one of the major fields of research in natural language processing.
Given emerging sensor technology, however, it is possible to view activity data as a stream of natural language terms.
Extensible Dependency Grammar (XDG) is new, modular grammar formalism for natural language.
Thanks to Apple's voice assistant, Siri, natural language understanding has become the buzzword du jour not only in the enterprise, but in the consumer market as well.
EasyAsk, a provider of natural language technology, today introduced EasyAsk Quiri for SugarCRM.
DollarDays cuts through the site search thicket with ' natural language ' technology.
Powerset's Natural Language Wikipedia Search Engine.
This demonstration shows the capabilities and features of Powerset's natural language search engine as applied to the English Wikipedia.
Stock market prediction using natural language processing, patent No.
Much work has been done on building a parser for natural languages, but most of this work has concentrated on supervised parsing .
DollarDays cuts through the site search thicket with 'natural language' technology.
Amazing how an enormous natural disaster has a way of silencing the barbed language and personal attacks of a razor-close presidential race.
At the very least, but he really does much more, Slobodchikoff urges us to keep the door open on the nature of animal languages .
Lexicon development and Part of Speech (POS) tagging are very important for almost all Natural Language Processing( NLP) application areas.
Research on information extraction (IE) seeks to distill relational tuples from natural language text, such as the contents of the WWW.

In science:

Trainable Methods Adwait Ratnaparkhi. for Surface Natural Language Generation.
Modeling informational novelty in a conversational system with a hybrid statistical and grammar-based approach to natural language generation
This atemporal standpoint prevents us from using the asymmetric temporal expressions of our natural language in a non-conventional way.
The cosmological origin of time-asymmetry
The Liar paradox is the three thousand year-old primary example that shows that natural languages should not talk about their own truthfulness.
A Universal Approach to Self-Referential Paradoxes, Incompleteness and Fixed Points
Analysis and production of natural languages.
Towards an Intelligent Database System Founded on the SP Theory of Computing and Cognition
Syntax, parsing and production of natural language in a framework of information compression by multiple alignment, uniļ¬cation and search.
Towards an Intelligent Database System Founded on the SP Theory of Computing and Cognition