bilingual vs bilingualist what difference

what is difference between bilingual and bilingualist

English

Alternative forms

  • bi-lingual (rare)

Etymology

From Latin bilinguis +‎ -al; equivalent to bi- +‎ lingual.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /baɪˈlɪŋ.ɡwəl/, /baɪˈlɪŋ.ɡju.əl/

Adjective

bilingual (not comparable)

  1. Having the ability to speak two languages.
    Synonyms: diglot, two-tongued
    Hypernym: multilingual
  2. Spoken or written in two different languages.
    Hypernym: multilingual
  3. Characterized by the use or presence of two languages.
    Hypernym: multilingual

Synonyms

  • two-tongued

Derived terms

Translations

See also

  • biliterate
  • biscriptal
  • sesquilingual

Noun

bilingual (plural bilinguals)

  1. A person who is able to use two languages.

Translations

Further reading

  • bilingual on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

German

Etymology

bi- +‎ lingual

Pronunciation

Adjective

bilingual (not comparable)

  1. bilingual

Declension



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