Translation of linguist in Spanish:

linguist

Pronunciation: /ˈlɪŋgwəst; ˈlɪŋgwɪst/

n

  • 1.1 (language speaker) she's quite a linguist (learns languages easily) tiene facilidad para los idiomas (knows several languages) habla bien varios idiomas
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    • He was also an accomplished linguist speaking nine foreign languages including Chinese and Tibetan.
    • He was a formidable linguist, speaking 25 languages and many more dialects.
    • A skilled linguist, Marianne used her new-found freedom to become an interpreter for the British Army.
    1.2 (expert in linguistics) lingüista (mf) 1.3 (student) (BrE) estudiante (mf) de filología or lenguas
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    • Descriptive linguists try to lay out a statement of what the conditions are for particular languages.
    • He is, after all, a distinguished professor at MIT and the most renowned linguist of the 20th century.
    • Languages are becoming extinct, and many have never been studied by linguists.

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