Definition of Dialects. Meaning of Dialects. Synonyms of Dialects

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Definition of Dialects

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 Dialects from wikipedia

- whether two varieties are dialects of the same language or dialects of different languages. The terms "language" and "dialect" are not necessarily mutually...
- This is an overview list of dialects of the English language. Dialects are linguistic varieties which may differ in pronunciation, vocabulary, spelling...
- particulars of the Oppdal dialect, and the writer Inge Krokann used it as a literary device. Other transitional dialects include the dialects of Romsdal and Arendal...
- preserved in the dialect of Somerset. For details of the sound differences between the dialects, see Phonological history of Old English (dialects). The language...
- (Pemba) dialects occupy the bulk of the island. Mambrui, Malindi Chichifundi, a dialect of the southern Kenya coast. Chwaka Kivumba, a dialect of the southern...
- Italian dialects may refer to: Regional Italian, regional varieties of the Italian language Those non-recognized languages of Italy, as opposed to Italian...
- Southern-Western dialects Northern dialect group Southern dialect group Southern-Western middle dialects Pori region dialects Ala-Sata****a dialects dialects of Turku...
- (Polish–Galician–Eastern Hungarian), and Northeastern (Lithuanian–Belarusian) dialects. Eastern Yiddish differs from Western both by its far greater size and...
- language is a name for Taiwanese Hokkien. Taiwanese language or Taiwanese dialect may also refer to: Formosan languages, languages of the indigenous and...
- Dutch: Drents) is a collective term for the dialects spoken in Drenthe, a province of the Netherlands. The dialects, which are still spoken by half the po****tion...
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