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Definition of Dialect

Dialect
Dialect Di"a*lect, n. [F. dialecte, L. dialectus, fr. Gr. ?, fr. ? to converse, discourse. See Dialogue.] 1. Means or mode of expressing thoughts; language; tongue; form of speech. This book is writ in such a dialect As may the minds of listless men affect. Bunyan. The universal dialect of the world. --South. 2. The form of speech of a limited region or people, as distinguished from ether forms nearly related to it; a variety or subdivision of a language; speech characterized by local peculiarities or specific circumstances; as, the Ionic and Attic were dialects of Greece; the Yorkshire dialect; the dialect of the learned. In the midst of this Babel of dialects there suddenly appeared a standard English language. --Earle. [Charles V.] could address his subjects from every quarter in their native dialect. --Prescott. Syn: Language; idiom; tongue; speech; phraseology. See Language, and Idiom.

Meaning of Dialect from wikipedia

- The term dialect (from Latin dialectus, dialectos, from the Ancient Gr**** word διάλεκτος, diál****s, "discourse", from διά, diá, "through" and λέγω, légō...
- The Yorkshire dialect (also known as Broad Yorkshire, Tyke, Yorkie or Yorkshire English) is a dialect spoken in the Yorkshire region of northern England...
- (DRC). Comorian, spoken in the Comoros Islands, is sometimes considered a dialect of Swahili, although other authorities consider it a distinct language...
- dialects (泉州閩南片): Anxi dialect (安溪閩南話) Dehua dialect (德化閩南話) ****'an dialect (惠安閩南話) Jinjiang dialect (晋江閩南話) Nan'an dialect (南安閩南話) Tong'an dialect (同安閩南話)...
- South Swedish dialects Scanian Göta dialects Gotland dialects Svea dialects Norrland dialects Jämtland dialects East Swedish dialects Finland Swedish...
- Emirati dialect is a dialectal variety of the Arabic language that is spoken in the United Arab Emirates, and is a branch of the regional Gulf dialects family...
- Beijing dialect, the basis of the phonology of Standard Chinese. Because Mandarin originated in North China and most Mandarin languages and dialects are found...
- Tokyo dialect (Tōkyō hōgen, Tōkyō-ben, Tōkyō-go (東京方言, 東京弁, 東京語)) is the ****anese dialect spoken in modern Tokyo. The dialect in modern Tokyo is often...
- The Jeolla dialect of Korean (also known as Cholla; Hangul: 전라도 방언/사투리, hanja: 全羅道方言), or Southwestern Korean, is spoken in the Honam region of South...
- Malwai is a Punjabi dialect spoken in the Malwa region of Punjab. Major Malwai speaking centers are Ferozepur, Fazilka, Faridkot, Muktsar, Moga, Bathinda...
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