Translation of monoglot in Spanish:


monolingüe, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈmɑnəˌɡlɑt//ˈmɒnə(ʊ)ɡlɒt/


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    • Danish students are reported using the English definite article more often than monoglot speakers of English.
    • At the 1981 census, there were little over 80,000 speakers, with only a few hundred under the age of five and there are few monoglot speakers above this age.
    • Although it was spoken by 93 per cent in 1901, with 50.4 monoglot, the proportion had declined to 59.1 per cent in 1991.
    • Our already ideologically narrow local media sphere is further narrowed by this recycling of a globally homogenized, monoglot worldview.
    • When the Assembly was operating, we would hear monoglot Sinn Féiners ending their speeches with a word or two of Irish.
    • Growing up bilingual in English and German, Hobsbawm picked up three or four other languages along the way (he reproves monoglot historians for their provincialism).
    • In 1901, 89.6 per cent spoke Welsh with 47.7 being monoglot Welsh.
    • Scotland has never been a monoglot country, but has had at least three languages, of which Scots is one and Gaelic another.
    • As an Irishman and an Englishspeaker, Martin was something of a rarity in the Vatican, which was top-heavy at the time with monoglot Italians.
    • He is the darling of German society magazines and is the kind of multilingual European who puts monoglot Brits to shame.
    • It is also an encouragement to monoglot speakers to learn the language when they see it in print in such a popular paper as your own.
    • While it is reasonable to suppose that many people continued to live in a monoglot world, there were multicultural societies in Britain and Ireland at this time too.


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    persona monolingüe feminine
    • One group is sure to complain about such an arrangement, and that is the small number of Mainlander Mandarin monoglots.
    • As a monoglot, I'd love for our stuff to be available in as many languages as possible.
    • This may explain why the English footballer remains a resolute monoglot.
    • Thus Bill Labov is not a monoglot, as it happens, but I don't believe that any of his major contributions depend on his speaking or reading any languages other than English.
    • I know I'm a monoglot but usually I can work out roughly what something means.
    • Lest the reader think that I am flexing my achievements here, I should also point out that despite several years of Spanish and some time knocking around in Germany, I'm a hopeless monoglot.