Origin of diglotClassical Greek digl?ttos, speaking two languages from di-, two + gl?tta, glossa, the tongue: see gloss
- The definition of diglot is having two languages at once.
An example of a diglot movie is one spoken in Italian with French subtitles.
- Diglot is defined as something that has two languages at once.
An example of a diglot is a book with one side written in Spanish and one side written in English.
- A bilingual inscription, book, or person.
From Ancient Greek δίγλωττις (diglōttis, “two-tongued”), from δίς (dis, “two”) and γλωττίς (glōttis), from γλῶττα (glōtta), secondary form of γλῶσσα (glōtta, “tongue, language”).