Bilinguis

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English

Etymology

From Latin bilinguis (double-tongued), from bis (twice, in two ways) + lingua (tongue).

Adjective

Bilinguis (not comparable)

  1. double-tongued, deceiving.
  2. (law) In law, the name historically given to a jury, in which one part of the jury is natives, and the other foreigners.

Latin

Alternative forms

Etymology

From bis (twice, in two ways) + lingua (tongue).

Adjective

bilinguis m. and f., bilingue n.; third declension

  1. Double-tongued, two-tongued; speaking two languages; having two tongues.
  2. Hypocritical, deceitful, false, treacherous.
  3. (of a story or tale) Having a double meaning; allegorical.

Inflection

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender M.F. N. MM.FF. NN.
nominative bilinguis bilingue bilinguēs bilinguia
genitive bilinguis bilinguis bilinguium bilinguium
dative bilinguī bilinguī bilinguibus bilinguibus
accusative bilinguem bilingue bilinguēs bilinguia
ablative bilinguī bilinguī bilinguibus bilinguibus
vocative bilinguis bilingue bilinguēs bilinguia

Descendants

References

hr:bilinguis la:bilinguis

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