diglossia

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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.
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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]
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Translations
إزدواجية لغوية
diglosszia
ダイグロシア複舌

diglossia

[daɪˈglɒsɪə] Ndiglosia f
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This has to do with exploring and harnessing the potentials of the African endoglossia (i.e.
This is due to an imbalance that tilts in the favour of exoglossia, much to the disadvantage of African endoglossia. This can be explained either using the score card of the African endoglossia or the poor rating of the African speaker of foreign languages.
For the purpose of the present write-up, a closer view of the imbalance depicted in the two ratings of the African endoglossia and the African speaker of foreign languages throws up a kind of paradox.