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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words
primarily "a conversation, discourse" (akin to dialegomai, "to discourse or discuss"), came to denote "the language or dialect of a country or district;" in the AV and RV of Acts 2:6 it is translated "language;" in the following the RV retains "language," for AV, "tongue," Acts 1:19; 2:8; 21:40; 22:2; 26:14 . See TONGUE. In the Sept., Esther 9:26 .
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Vines, W. E., M. A. Entry for 'Language'. Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ved/l/language.html. 1940.