diglossic

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diglossic (not comparable)

  1. (linguistics) Of or relating to diglossia.
  2. Using two languages or dialects together.
    • 2019, Li Huang; James Lambert, “Another Arrow for the Quiver: A New Methodology for Multilingual Researchers”, in Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, DOI:10.1080/01434632.2019.1596115, page 3:
      Thus, the prevalence of English in this state-imposed diglossic system has led to a growing concern that ‘English dominance may lead to English monolingualism’, and this may erode the country’s ethnic, linguistic, and cultural diversity.

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