Translation of polyglot in Spanish:

polyglot

políglota, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈpɑliˌɡlɑt//ˈpɒlɪɡlɒt/

adjective

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    políglota
    polígloto
    • Recent history suggests that the best option for people of my polyglot persuasion is a Republican Congress and a moderate Democrat in the White House.
    • "I enjoy Mandarin, " said the polyglot Madigan, who speaks fluent French and German, fair Italian as well as some Putonghua.
    • The patrons of the Academie are a roll call of the great and good, including Michel David-Weill, of Lazards Bank, and Sir Peter Ustinov, the polyglot actor and raconteur.
    • Rebecca West filled Black Lamb and Grey Falcon with brilliant speeches and diatribes by a polyglot cast of characters, and Furst has a similar cacophony of speakers analyzing every detail of the political situation.
    • But a major faux pas has made the new Barbie unexpectedly controversial in polyglot America: there is no Asian-American version.
    • Many of the poems attend to the ‘errors’ inevitable in a polyglot society, particularly at the interactions between Yiddish and English.
    • The Polyglot Book of Mormon allows you see side-by-side passages for English, German, French, Spanish, Portuguese, and Italian.
    • He won in polyglot neighborhoods like Flushing and the Lower East Side by three-to-one and three-to-two, respectively.
    • After 1947, a vibrant, polyglot city became monocultural.
    • Finally, regional media is thriving on TV, satellite language channels are catering to polyglot populations in various parts of the country.
    • The six years since her debut La Llorona have taken Montreal's celebrated, polyglot chanteuse Lhasa de Sela far and wide, including a hit-and-run circus tour through France with her family.
    • A polyglot Englishman in Vienna and Berlin, a Jewish immigrant in Britain and a maverick among Communists, Hobsbawm is today almost as much at home in France, Italy and Latin America as he is in Hyde Park.
    • It is also the story of polyglot India, where most of the population speaks, and habitually switches among, several languages.
    • But this fellow has embraced that polyglot population with a wonderful warmth that I would never have imagined…
    • But also in the capital a polyglot city council met for the first time, its members ranging from tribal leaders in head-dresses to women in smart business suits.
    • The advantages of printing in a university were exemplified in the polyglot Bible produced in 1502-22 at Alcalá de Henares.
    • The polyglot entries were random, frustrating, and beautiful, a carnival of ideas, pleas, boasts, and obsolete phone numbers.
    • In Bombay, which he calls a polyglot city, the Goan world is eclectic, informed by an urban Christianity that mingles with a mainstream culture while trying to preserve its identity.
    • The polyglot Pope, at intervals, addressed the crowd in Romanian, Serbian, Croatian, Czech, and Polish.
    • The polyglot orchestra backing her up plays world music from everywhere and nowhere that incorporates Middle Eastern clarinet, European glockenspiel and other mellifluous sounds in addition to Mexican mariachi guitar.
    • This is Los Angeles in the year 2019, when most of the earth's inhabitants have colonized other planets, and only a polyglot refuse heap of humanity remains.
    • Malaysia must not deviate from upholding the pluralism, tolerance and understanding that are the hallmark of a civil, democratic, multireligious, multicultural and polyglot society.

noun

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    políglota masculine
    polígloto masculine
    políglota feminine
    • He deeply explored notions of love, Europe, and identity, and was a polyglot who insisted that linguistic proficiency was the key to overcoming misunderstandings and ignorance.
    • Slovenians, being surrounded by many countries, are mostly polyglots.
    • It's not that we polyglots and film buffs are not worried.
    • The rest of the participants appear to be polyglots.
    • Agassiz, a typical Swiss polyglot, annotated books in the language of their composition.
    • A Brazilian-born polyglot who can be both charismatic and ruthless, Ghosn did not make his mark in the industry by leaving things as he found them.
    • Nik, as luck would have it, is something of a polyglot.
    • Language was also an important consideration, but Walker claims it was polyglots, not mere English speakers, that he sought.
    • Diplomatic Warsaw is abuzz with rumours that Mr Kwasniewski, a smooth, tennis-playing polyglot who is seen as one of the champions of New Europe, won US backing on a visit to the White House earlier this month.
    • Recently, a publication has been brought out on the less-known Suddhananda Bharati, who, like Subramanya Bharati, was a polyglot.
    • He was a polyglot and absorbed everything around him and didn't limit himself, and that makes him exceptional in a world that too often prizes limitation.
    • Not to worry, though, this 61-year-old polyglot can talk to all species with the dexterity of a Doolittle.
    • Older Luritja speakers may still be polyglots, however they consistently live in the same region, usually the same residential community, where the same language is consistently spoken.
    • Later that night, when she came home, she rummaged through her books in an effort to find an essay written by a polyglot (like herself) that explains the kind of rootlessness that is hers.
    • Marco Silvestri clearly think he's the only polyglot on the planet.
    • I have no means of telling how many polyglots of Chinese descent existed over time.
    • This is not the first time that a representative of The Netherlands - that distinguished nation of cycling polyglots - has cast aspersions on our linguistic abilities.
    • He is the son of a Russian father and a Swedish mother, and a natural polyglot.
    • Here's a link to the original story for you Germans and polyglots out there.
    • As a polyglot (besides his native Swedish, he was fluent in Finnish, English, and German and knew some French) and cultured person, LvH was Finnish ornithology's best ambassador.