For ither uisses, see Leid (disambiguation)
The concept o leid (cried langage forby) can be exponed in monie weys, fur example:
- a wey o communicatin anent things, acts an ideas
- a set o meanins common tae sindry fowk
- a form o thocht
- seembols impleein actions or inactions
But the chief meanin o leid is human langage.
Some fowk says that ainimals haes leids or can be teached leids; ithers dinna gree wi this, an says that "ainimal leids" isna complicate or meaninfu eneuch tae be cried "leids", or that thay dinna hae the grammar needit tae be thocht o as leids; this o coorse lippens on the defeneition o leid a bodie is wirkin wi.