bidialectal

(redirected from bidialectalist)

bi·di·a·lec·tal

 (bī′dī-ə-lĕk′təl)
adj.
Using two dialects of the same language.

bi′di·a·lec′tal·ism n.
bi′di·a·lec′tal·ist n.

bidialectal

(ˌbaɪdaɪəˈlɛktəl)
adj
(Linguistics) fluent in two dialects of a language

bi•di•a•lec•tal

(ˌbaɪ daɪ əˈlɛk təl)

adj.
proficient in or using two dialects of the same language.
[1965–70]
bi`di•a•lec′tal•ism, bi•di′a•lect•ism, n.
bi`di•a•lec′tal•ist, n.
bi`di•a•lec′tal•ly, adv.
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I believe this viewpoint is most accurately pinpointed, according to NCTE's synthesis of Keith Gilyard's work, as bidialectalist.