monoglot


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mon·o·glot

 (mŏn′ə-glŏt′)
n.
A person who knows only one language.
adj.
Knowing only one language; monolingual.

monoglot

(ˈmɒnəʊˌɡlɒt)
adj
1. having command of a single language
2. written in, composed of, or containing a single language
n
a person with command of a single language
[C20: from mono- + Greek glōtta tongue]

mon•o•glot

(ˈmɒn əˌglɒt)

adj.
1. knowing only one language; monolingual.
2. composed in only one language.
n.
3. a person with a knowledge of only one language.
[1820–30]

monoglot

a person capable of speaking only one language.
See also: Language
Translations

monoglot

[ˈmɒnəʊglɒt]
A. ADJmonolingüe
B. Nmonolingüe mf
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Does Mr Jones think that it is in the best interests of S4C or the nation for the channel to be isolated from and an irrelevance to 98% of monoglot English-speakers?
MR Tudur Owen's recent well-founded tirade at 'relentless' anti-Welsh complaints illustrates how the thriving Welsh language is a perennial thorn with some of the monoglot English tongue.
If not, will monoglot speakers of these tongues also be forced to learn English.
There is a worrying decline in the amount of Welsh spoken in what were once monoglot Welsh communities.
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That is to say, his command of the relevant more strictly theological literature is sometimes annoyingly monoglot.
These new polyglots, and the companies that employ them, have significant competitive advantages over their monoglot rivals, including a vital understanding of different cultures, in a world faced with rapid globalisation.
The introduction is by David Trotter, who polemically takes to task monoglot medievalists (particularly scholars of multilingualism and literary theorists): 'The present volume shows only too clearly that medievalists cannot be permitted simply not to bother with "difficult languages", still less to remain monoglot' (p.
Why is it mainly monoglot English-speakers who have hangups about Welsh?
Many monoglot English-speaking doctors could feel "undesired".
If he would care to examine what monoglot English-speakers are unable to do in the parts of Wales with the highest concentrations of Welsh-speakers with what Welsh-speakers are unable to do anywhere at all, then he would surely admit that the scales of injustice are highly weighted on one side.
The fact that Gwynfor was a monoglot English speaker at school was confirmed to me by a fellow pupil of his, that is, by my former colleague at Cardiff's UWIST - William P Beddoe 1912-2008.