Definition of 'linguist'
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Many linguists and philosophers in recent years have cast doubt on this claim. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)It is time to let the linguists and philosophers join in. Times, Sunday Times (2008)My son is considered very bright and a gifted linguist by the school. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He was by all measures a gifted linguist with a working knowledge of a dozen languages. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)He was also a gifted linguist and had an inexhaustible appetite for knowledge and culture. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Expert players average 35 points a turn and are more likely to be mathematicians than linguists. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He was an accomplished linguist. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Translations for 'linguist'
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
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