Denoting or relating to an indigenous language that is used as the first or official language in a country or community. Compare with exoglossic.
More example sentences
- Shona and Ndebele, the two dominant endoglossic languages have been accorded the status of national languages.
- The recommendation here is that indigenous communities begin now to develop endoglossic policies that will reinforce past efforts in bilingual education.
Definition of endoglossic in:
- The US English dictionary