Translation of dialect in Spanish:

dialect

dialecto, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈdaɪəˌlɛkt//ˈdʌɪəlɛkt/

noun

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    dialecto masculine
    (geography/atlas) (before noun) lingüístico
    to speak (in) dialect hablar (en) dialecto
    • a dialect word un dialectalismo
    • The Jutes settled in and near Kent, but the dialect for the region is known as Kentish, not Jutish.
    • The Thai language has four main dialects, and many regional expressions, so there is plenty of margin for error in communication.
    • Informally, most residents speak a local English-based Creole dialect.
    • The two official languages in Hong Kong are Chinese (mainly the local Cantonese dialect) and English.
    • There can therefore be no doubt that the scribe was a dialect speaker.
    • He was a formidable linguist, speaking 25 languages and many more dialects.
    • Although there is some overlap, dialect regions are generally separated by tracts of mostly unused sagebrush or forested areas.
    • The terms refer to different dialects of the spoken Chinese language.
    • Many families speak Alsacien, a dialect peculiar to the region, quite different from either French or German.
    • Linguistic science has long recognized that all dialects of a language are linguistically complex and rule governed.
    • Or do we speak slightly different dialects of English?
    • Guyanese speak Creole dialects of English with varying ethnic lexical imprints.
    • People in lower socioeconomic groups take public transportation and are more likely to use regional dialects.
    • He was listening to a Yorkshire dialect poetry reading.
    • By using the dialect the way she does, the reader gets a better understanding of the atmosphere.
    • He yelled at me in an archaic dialect of Spanish, and I understood every word.
    • So we might plausibly imagine that these four varieties constitute dialects of one language.
    • It's not helpful to shame people for their dialects, the sociolinguists seem to say.
    • So, no prizes for guessing what this week's dialect word is.
    • My mother broke the news to me in our native Hokkien Chinese dialect.