Translation of vernacular in Spanish:


lengua vernácula, n.

Pronunciation /vəˈnakjʊlə//vərˈnækjələr/


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    (native language) lengua vernácula feminine
    (with masculine article in the singular) (local speech) habla local feminine
    he told me, in the vernacular, to go away me dijo, de manera muy castiza, que me fuera humorous
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    jerga feminine


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    (language) vernáculo
    (author) que escribe en la lengua vernácula
    what's the vernacular name for this plant? ¿cuál es el nombre común / vulgar de esta planta?
    • the oldest vernacular epic el más antiguo poema épico en lengua vernácula
    • I identified with his heroes, laughed at his jokes, loved the vernacular power and rhythm of his prose.
    • Moffatt exploits the cultural resonance of photographic style by working in a variety of vernacular traditions.
    • My familiarity with the richness and variety of vernacular language inevitably led me to become a proponent of orality in literacy.
    • Regional variants to the vernacular revival style took account of local materials and building traditions.
    • ‘X far from fulfils the promise of Y’ is not a vernacular construction - nobody talks like that.
    • For our French and German visitors, we have some information in their vernacular language which can be read in the museum.
    • The growth of vernacular literature happened most readily in those places where the authority of the Church seemed to be weakest.
    • The key point to remember is that biological altruism cannot be equated with altruism in the everyday vernacular sense.
    • French, whose use has been protested by Kanak nationalists, is used in politics; vernacular languages are reserved for private life.
    • Publishing of books in vernacular languages still dominates the domestic industry.
    • Packed with wisdom, vernacular language, and family lore, Redemption Song is a story about the curative power of love.
    • Crossing the barriers of vernacular literature, her works have been read by more people and she has been able to create a niche of her own.
    • After this, Ackroyd notes, and applauds, ‘that vernacular straightforwardness… from Beowulf to the works of Sir Thomas More’.
    • Not only does Hurston allow rural Black Floridians to tell their own folktales, but she presents their tales in Black vernacular speech.
    • Many vernacular items tended to imitate known work of professional photographers.
    • I hope that others can assemble the jagged rhythms of my stories to unlearn common misperceptions about vernacular English.
    • Can we discern here an eye to the richly sensitised and widely available storehouses of our vernacular literature?
    • The state's prime purpose in making the vernacular English Bible accessible to ordinary people was to promote obedience.
    • There are early monuments of vernacular literature from the Middle Ages, as well, that enlighten the study of medieval Europe as a whole.
    • This issue is particularly important in the case of vernacular dialects such as AAVE or Caribbean Creoles.
    • This effort is further complicated by vernacular language that presents its own challenges.
    • No record remains of the education that gave Chaucer lifelong familiarity with Latin and several vernacular languages and literatures.
    • The introduction of English words into the vernacular dialects will gradually diminish the distance between the scientific and popular language.
    • While many people speak English, in rural areas tribal languages are spoken, in addition to a few other vernacular languages.
    • Instead it will become regarded historically as a document that knowingly accelerated the demise of vernacular language usage in the Northern Territory.
    • It is part of a vernacular literature that goes back unbroken to the fifth or sixth century, possibly earlier, and survives to this day.
    • This is raw material, sung with vernacular grain in the language.
    • ‘This manual will be translated into vernacular language to allow more access to encourage coffee farming,’ he said.
    • Here is what I believe to be the vernacular understanding of the difference between shame, humiliation and embarrassment.
    • Did these vernacular languages suffer because the writers did not use their mother tongues to flesh their work?
    • Of that half, translations from French lead the next-most-frequent vernacular language, Italian, by a ratio of about six to one.
    • I don't think so - not in the popular vernacular sense of that expression.
    • The vernacular languages have been introduced as the media of instruction.
    • They wrote in Latin as well as in their various vernacular dialects.
    • The juxtaposition of an austere exterior and grand interior is characteristic of the local vernacular tradition.
    • Like Carter, Ruth performs signifiers of whiteness: she wears light colored clothing and eschews black vernacular English.
    • At a sitting of the local court a defendant used popular vernacular speech while being cross examined by the solicitor.
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    (building) de estilo autóctono
    (architecture) típico (de la región)