[trahy-ling-gwuh l or, Canadian, -ling-gyoo-uh l]
- using, speaking, or involving three languages.
Origin of trilingual
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It is probable that there was actual diversity in the trilingual versions.Jesus the Christ
James Edward Talmage
It is trilingual--viz., Chinese, Uighur, and runic or Yenissei characters.
The first clue to these questions was, as in the parallel case of Egypt, afforded by a trilingual inscription.Human Origins
He wandered about Europe, became bilingual, if not trilingual (he was never quite happy in German speech or German philosophy).The Critical Game
John Albert Macy
The next problem in the study of cuneiform was the decipherment of the second language in each of the trilingual groups.
- able to speak three languages fluently
- expressed or written in three languages
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Word Origin and History for trilingual
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