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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A feeling for language; an ear for the idiomatically correct or appropriate.

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  • n. Alternative form of Sprachgefühl.

Etymologies

German : Sprache, language (from Middle High German sprāche, from Old High German sprāhha) + Gefühl, feeling (from fühlen, to feel, from Middle High German vuelen, from Old High German vuolen).
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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