diglossia

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Related to Exoglossia: Xenoglossia

di·glos·si·a

 (dī-glô′sē-ə, -glŏs′ē-ə)
n.
The use of two markedly different varieties of a language in different social situations, such as a formal variety at work and an informal variety at home.

[From Greek diglōssos, speaking two languages : di-, two; see di-1 + glōssa, tongue, language.]

di·glos′sic adj.

diglossia

(daɪˈɡlɒsɪə)
n
(Linguistics) linguistics the existence in a language of a high, or socially prestigious, and a low, or everyday, form, as German and Swiss German in Switzerland
[C20: New Latin, via French, from Greek diglōssos speaking two languages: see diglot]
Translations
إزدواجية لغوية
diglosszia
ダイグロシア複舌

diglossia

[daɪˈglɒsɪə] Ndiglosia f
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This is due to an imbalance that tilts in the favour of exoglossia, much to the disadvantage of African endoglossia.