In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1dialecto masculine(geography/atlas) (before noun) lingüísticoto speak (in) dialect — hablar (en) dialecto
- a dialect word — un vocablo dialectal
- Guyanese speak Creole dialects of English with varying ethnic lexical imprints.
- Many families speak Alsacien, a dialect peculiar to the region, quite different from either French or German.
- The two official languages in Hong Kong are Chinese (mainly the local Cantonese dialect) and English.
- Although there is some overlap, dialect regions are generally separated by tracts of mostly unused sagebrush or forested areas.
- There can therefore be no doubt that the scribe was a dialect speaker.
- People in lower socioeconomic groups take public transportation and are more likely to use regional dialects.
- So, no prizes for guessing what this week's dialect word is.
- Or do we speak slightly different dialects of English?
- 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.
- It's not helpful to shame people for their dialects, the sociolinguists seem to say.
- Informally, most residents speak a local English-based Creole dialect.
- Linguistic science has long recognized that all dialects of a language are linguistically complex and rule governed.
- The Jutes settled in and near Kent, but the dialect for the region is known as Kentish, not Jutish.
- He yelled at me in an archaic dialect of Spanish, and I understood every word.
- He was a formidable linguist, speaking 25 languages and many more dialects.
- So we might plausibly imagine that these four varieties constitute dialects of one language.
- The Thai language has four main dialects, and many regional expressions, so there is plenty of margin for error in communication.
- The terms refer to different dialects of the spoken Chinese language.
- My mother broke the news to me in our native Hokkien Chinese dialect.
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