Adamic Language

The Adamic language is, according to Jews (as recorded in the midrashim) and some Christians, the language spoken by Adam (and possibly Eve) in the Garden of Eden. It is variously interpreted as either the language used by God to address Adam (the divine language), or the language invented by Adam with which he named all things (including Eve), as in Genesis 2:19.

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Confusion Of Tongues - Subsequent Interpretation
... During the Middle Ages, the Hebrew language was widely considered the language used by God to address Adam in Paradise, and by Adam as lawgiver (the Adamic language) by ... the acceptance of the Indo-European language family, these languages were considered to be "Japhetite" by some authors (e.g ... was claimed for the alleged Japhetic languages, which were supposedly never corrupted because their speakers had not participated in the construction of the Tower of Babel ...
Adamic Language - Modern - Latter-day Saints Movement
... and published by the RLDS under that title), declared the Adamic language to have been "pure and undefiled" ... Some Latter-day Saints (LDS or Mormons) believe it to be the language of God ... and Elizabeth Ann Whitney claimed to have received several words in the Adamic language in revelations ...

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