1. (linguistics) The phenomenon of alternating between two or more languages or language varieties.
    As with many bilingual families, it was normal to observe frequent code-switching at our dinner table.
Synonyms Related terms Translations
  • French: alternance de code, alternance codique
  • German: Code-Switching, Sprachwechsel, Kodewechsel, Kode-Umschaltung
  • Portuguese: alternância de código
  • Russian: переключе́ние ко́дов
  • Spanish: alternancia de código
  1. present participle of code-switch#English|code-switch

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