College of Arts and Sciences http://wlrn.org en High Altitudes Help Languages Form In Different Ways, Study Finds http://wlrn.org/post/high-altitudes-help-languages-form-different-ways-study-finds <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Language is formed by giving meaning to sounds and stringing together these meaningful expressions to communicate feelings and ideas. Until recently most linguists believed that the relationship between the structure of language and the natural world was mainly the influence of the environment on vocabulary. Now, a new University of Miami study&nbsp;shows that there is a link between geographical elevation and the way language is spoken.&nbsp;</span></p> Tue, 25 Jun 2013 11:23:00 +0000 University of Miami 16038 at http://wlrn.org High Altitudes Help Languages Form In Different Ways, Study Finds