Definition of interlingual in English:


Line breaks: inter|lin¦gual
Pronunciation: /ɪntəˈlɪŋgw(ə)l


  • 1Between or relating to two languages: interlingual dictionaries
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    • The reason for the structural change is attributed in part to syntactic reduction and in part to interlingual transfer to cope with the deficiency in L2.
    • In terms of Roman Jakobson's tripartite scheme of intralingual, interlingual, and intersemiotic translation, translation from Old and Middle Irish to Modern Irish could then be seen as intralingual in nature.
    • Thus, accessing the poem's interlingual word play leaves the reader with associations of resistance.
  • 1.1Relating to an interlingua or artificial interlanguage: interlingual systems are software programs that translate text

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