Definition of Trilingual

1. Adjective. Using or knowing three languages. "Trilingual speakers"

Similar to: Multilingual



Definition of Trilingual

1. a. Containing, or consisting of, three languages; expressed in three languages.

Definition of Trilingual

1. Adjective. Able to read or speak three languages. ¹

2. Adjective. Expressed or written in three languages. ¹

3. Noun. A trilingual person. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Trilingual

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trilingual

trilaterally
trilateration
trilaterations
trilayer
trilayers
trilbies
trilby
trilbys
trild
trilemma
trilemmas
trilepton
trileptons
trilevel
trilinear
trilingual (current term)
trilingualism
trilingualist
trilingualists
trilingually
trilinguals
trilinguar
trilinguist
trilinguists
triliteral
triliteralism
triliteralisms
triliterals
trilith
trilithic

Literary usage of Trilingual

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1. Transactions of the Royal Society of Literature of the United Kingdom (1870)
"ON THE trilingual INSCRIPTION AT SAN (DECREE OF CANOPUS). ... THE discovery by Professor Lepsius of a new trilingual tablet at San, resembling in its nature ..."

2. English Plant Names from the Tenth to the Fifteenth Century by John Earle (1880)
"VI A trilingual Vocabulary of the names of Plants, of the Thirteenth Century. WRIGHT, p. 139. ... trilingual ..."

3. Islam in China: A Neglected Problem by Marshall Broomhall (1910)
"Here there is a trilingual inscription in Arabic, Persian, and Chinese. It is dated 1750 AD, and, as will be seen from the facsimile reproduced opposite, ..."

4. Assyrian Discoveries: An Account of Explorations and Discoveries on the Site by George Smith (1875)
"trilingual text. — Artaxerxes. — Parthian date. — Important evidence. JHE present chapter is not a natural division of the history, as it includes texts of ..."

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