- "The basic elements are what make up the universe, they are the basic building block...of course! How do you ensure universal communication? You reduce the method of communication to the most basic element; common to everyone and everything that exists in the universe! Jack, this is a true universal language."
- ―Daniel Jackson[src]
Universal Language is a form of "interstellar" language used by Alliance of Four Great Races. The language was based on various elements that exist throughout the universe. (SG1: "The Torment of Tantalus")