(ˈ)ā¦liŋgwəl sometimes -gyəw-
: not fluent in any language

Word History


a- entry 2 + -lingual (as in bilingual)

First Known Use

1972, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of alingual was in 1972

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“Alingual.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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