Spanish translation of 'linguist'
1. (= speaker of languages)
he’s an accomplished linguist domina varios idiomas
I’m no linguist se me dan mal los idiomas ⧫ no puedo con los idiomas
the company needs more linguists la compañía necesita más gente que sepa idiomas
2. (= specialist in linguistics) lingüista mf
(University) estudiante mf de idiomas
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Example Sentences Including 'linguist'
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He was by all measures a gifted linguist with a working knowledge of a dozen languages.The Times Literary Supplement (2014)
Many linguists and philosophers in recent years have cast doubt on this claim.The Times Literary Supplement (2012)
He was an accomplished linguist.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
It is time to let the linguists and philosophers join in.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
He was also a gifted linguist and had an inexhaustible appetite for knowledge and culture.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
My son is considered very bright and a gifted linguist by the school.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Expert players average 35 points a turn and are more likely to be mathematicians than linguists.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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'linguist' in Other Languages
British English: linguist /ˈlɪŋɡwɪst/ NOUN
A linguist is someone who is good at speaking or learning foreign languages.
He was a very able linguist, able to speak eight or nine languages.
- American English: linguist
- Arabic: لُغَوِيٌّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: linguista
- Chinese: 语言学家
- Croatian: lingvist
- Czech: polyglot
- Danish: lingvist
- Dutch: taalkundige
- European Spanish: lingüista
- Finnish: kielitieteilijä
- French: linguiste
- German: Sprachkundiger
- Greek: γλωσσομαθής
- Italian: linguista
- Japanese: 言語学者
- Korean: 언어학자
- Norwegian: lingvist
- Polish: lingwista
- European Portuguese: linguista
- Romanian: lingvist
- Russian: лингвист
- Spanish: lingüista
- Swedish: lingvist
- Thai: นักภาษาศาสตร์
- Turkish: dilbilimci
- Ukrainian: лінгвіст
- Vietnamese: nhà ngôn ngữ học
Translation of linguist from the Collins English to Spanish Dictionary