Kinds of language

colloquial
(adj)
co-LOH-kwi-ǝl
Meaning

pertaining to conversational or common speech

1st Sample Sentence

You should not use colloquial language in academic writing.

Root

com (together)#loqui (to speak) (Latin)

Mnemonics

It contains the root LOQ which means it is related to speech colloquial - can be read as Coll - local so we use local language (informal) language in our college.

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