What makes PHP a language and jQuery a library?

by amflare   Last Updated September 14, 2018 14:05 PM - source

PHP is written in C, but is considered a language. What makes it different from something like jQuery which is considered to be a library of Javascript? Why is PHP not a library of C or jQuery a language in its own right?

This is not a dupe of this question because it does not address languages which is the primary point of my question.

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