Most people in the world are bilingual at least.
If the person is bilingual, then that person can speak, write and research in two languages. A multilingual person can speak as many languages that he/she has learned.
Although many Europeans, like myself, speak several languages there are millions, especially English and French, who only speak one. So I would say that on average a European speaks 2 languages.
One or two, and usually only one fluently.
== == A person can speak as many different languages as he or she can learn. In other words, there is no limit.
Someone who speaks two languages is bilingual, and if they speak two or more languages, they can be called multilingual. Someone who understands many languages can also be said to be a polyglot. A person who can speak two or more languages is multilingual. A person who can speak three languages is trilingual. A person who can speak only one language is monolingual.
2 languages bi is a prefix which means TWO.
A person who can speak multiple languages is considered to be Multilingual, bilingual (two languages), trilingual (three languages), etc. A name for people who are multilingual and easily learn languages is Polyglot.
The person who is able to speak or write several languages is called the " Polyglots ".
the person who speaks and write many languages is known as linguist and the person who speaks , write and research is known as bilingual
French and German, sometimes Italian or Romansh
AnswerA person may speak as many languages as he or she has learned.Whether or not the languages are spoken well, however, is an entirely different story... as I would know. To be honest, there is no limit to how many languages a person can speak, it's all by the person's pace, how much effort have a person put in to conquer the language other then the maiden language spoken.Yes... i heard that once you get to learn about 5 languages it's really to understand and learn other languages.
How many languages did general Douglas MacArthur speak?