Definition of Dialects. Meaning of Dialects. Synonyms of Dialects
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Definition of Dialects
DialectDialect 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.
[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 Dialects from wikipedia
of the same language
languages. The terms
"language" and "dialect
" are not necessarily
- modern dialect
, is spoken. The frontier areas
of Northwest China
of Mandarin dialects
at the same time, and the dialects
- Southern-Western dialects Northern dialect group Southern dialect group
Southern-Western middle dialects
Pori region dialects
Ala-Sata****a dialects dialects
- (Pemba) dialects occupy
the bulk of the island. Mambrui, Malindi
Chichifundi, a dialect
of the southern Kenya
Kivumba, a dialect
of the southern...
and Western dialects
. Northern Hausa dialects include Arewa
and Arawci. Zazzaganci
is the major Southern dialect
. The Daura
- under Gangwon dialect
is quite distinct
from the Yeongdong dialects
to the east of the mountains. Yeongdong dialects
- In German
linguistics, German dialects
German. The German dialects
are the traditional local
- This is an overview
list of dialects
of the English
are linguistic varieties which
in pronunciation, vocabulary, spelling...
of the Oppdal dialect
, and the writer
used it as a literary
device. Other transitional dialects include
of two dialect
subgroups, the Torne Valley dialects
on the Finnish
side of the Torne
River) and the Gällivare dialects
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