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Denoting or relating to an indigenous language that is used as the first or official language in a country or community.Compare with exoglossic
- ‘The recommendation here is that indigenous communities begin now to develop endoglossic policies that will reinforce past efforts in bilingual education.’
- ‘Shona and Ndebele, the two dominant endoglossic languages have been accorded the status of national languages.’
1980s: from endo-, Greek glōssa language, tongue, and -ic.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.