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Definition of Dialect


  1. Means or mode of expressing thoughts; language; tongue; form of speech.
  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.
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Dialect Translations

dialect in Danish is dialekt
dialect in Dutch is tongval, dialect
dialect in French is dialecte
dialect in German is Diaklekt
dialect in Italian is dialetto
dialect in Spanish is dialecto