In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(language speaker)she's quite a linguist — tiene facilidad para los idiomas
- Our civilian contract linguist broke the language barrier.
- So why don't they just go out and, y'know, hire some sharp young linguists?
- He is an extraordinary linguist; he studied Russian at university, but he is also versed in Chinese, English and French.
- The contract linguist must be able to obtain a Top Secret security clearance and undergo a language proficiency screening.
- He was also an accomplished linguist speaking nine foreign languages including Chinese and Tibetan.
- A skilled linguist, Marianne used her new-found freedom to become an interpreter for the British Army.
- Contract linguists, many of them native speakers, were quickly hired as well, but problems with them persist.
- If the Brigade had more Arabic linguists, the Army would have deployed them to use their language skills.
- He was a formidable linguist, speaking 25 languages and many more dialects.
- She was a natural linguist and learnt Latin, Italian and English and studied their literatures.
- Surely even the best linguists have to translate first into their own language, then formulate a response and then change that back into the language in question.
- And because of increased force projection requirements, the need for skilled linguists is growing.
2(expert in linguistics)lingüista feminine
- Thus, linguists have usually treated language as an abstract object which can be accounted for without reference to social concerns of any kind.
- Some linguists classify the Gullah language, spoken in the North Carolina islands, as a pidgin that is based on West African syntax.
- This explosion of linguistic novelty has sent linguists reeling, a bit.
- Languages are becoming extinct, and many have never been studied by linguists.
- Ever since then, linguists have found all sorts of evidence that these far-flung languages must have sprung from some common source.
- Some linguists have expressed concern that learning a foreign language too early may impact unfavourably on learners' native tongue acquisition.
- These are the aspects of language that linguists refer to as ‘universal grammar’.
- He is, after all, a distinguished professor at MIT and the most renowned linguist of the 20th century.
- The handler was displaying the usual slippage between folk conceptions of language and we linguists ' conceptions of same.
- There are about 24 Dravidian languages recognized by linguists.
- Descriptive linguists try to lay out a statement of what the conditions are for particular languages.
- Critical linguists agree that language is constitutive - that it is the site where meanings are produced.
- But language is defined by linguists as more than just the use of symbols, whether vocalized or not.
- These categories, he says, are imposed because the languages that western linguists are familiar with have them.
- Biologists and linguists agree that language is an important species-specific property.
- Many linguists argue instead that language arose independently of music.
- Especially during the heyday of Bloomfieldian structuralism, linguists were scathing of conceptual definitions of word classes.
- But it's shocking that linguistics and linguists haven't been celebrated in the titles of music and films.
- He does have a list of books that he consults on a regular basis, but the trained eye will note that not one of them is a book by a professional linguist or even about linguistics.
- I hope these examples are useful to linguists who are studying this topic.
3British(student)estudiante de filología masculineestudiante de lenguas feminine
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