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1[mass noun] Intuitive feeling for the natural idiom of a language.‘it's not genes or culture but Sprachgefühl that sets the French apart from the Finns, and the Russians from the Romanians’
- 1.1The essential character of a language.‘each language has its own personality, or Sprachgefühl, which limits its speakers to a certain mode of thought’
- 1.1The essential character of a language.
German, from Sprache speech, a language + Gefühl feeling.
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