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Synonyms for dialect

Synonyms for dialect

a variety of a language that differs from the standard form

a system of terms used by a people sharing a history and culture

specialized expressions indigenous to a particular field, subject, trade, or subculture

Synonyms for dialect

the usage or vocabulary that is characteristic of a specific group of people

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recognizes that Balthasar, unlike many other Catholic readers, had understood the shift away from Dialectal Theology in Barth, and saw the great potential for Catholic theology in the general form of that shift toward Christ and salvation history.
In planning how to work with clients with whom it is difficult to communicate because of linguistic or dialectal differences, here are a few ideas that might prove useful.
Lack of education limited or prevented the passage from passive to active competence: but that does not mean that peasants were drowning in a completely dialectal environment.
While these labels are rarely used nowadays, there are dialectal variations as well as differences in adat or customary law, gong ensemble structure, nomenclature and music, and other cultural aspects.
Interestingly, the use of some other dialectal features does not seem as self-conscious.
The other was the short demonstrative pronoun da/di, which is almost nonexistent in Syria, neither has it been attested in earlier dialectal material from the area (see Jerome Lentin, Recherches sur l'histoire de la langue arabe au Proche-Orient a l'epoque moderne, 2 vols.
In his collection of Maltese proverbs and folktales, he sought to capture the dialectal features of the region where he heard the tales.
Peter Auer discusses the relation between dialectal variation and the nation-state, and finds both ideological and empirical relationships between the two.
Although some children's favorites such as "The Concert" are partly written in Standard English, many draw on dialectal speech and would thus seem, particularly, to encourage a spoken performance.
In addition, there are lesser faults such as the extra syllable in the fifth lines and the use of the dialectal "et," not to mention the fact that the palimericks make free use of proper names, a practice that some palindrome purists tend to regard as the moral equivalent of consorting with actors.
What also may prove beneficial to the student would be for the instructor to provide larger copies of this same form to the entire class for note-taking purposes, for individual dialectal journal entries, small group assignments, and whole class discussions.
It covers normal speech sound articulation, normal phonological development, factors related to the presence of phonological disorders, the assessment and remediation of phonological disorders, phonology as it relates to language and dialectal variations and phonological awareness.
A painting of a hillside landscape reflects an almost dialectal relation between the lone figure therein and the profusion of nature that surrounds him: Either the bushes and blooms are diminishing the figure, or they are mere contingency, the manifestation of his own imagination.
His discussion of the language of the homilies mentions some publications on the subject without detailing their conclusions about the dialectal origins of the texts, although at the very end of the introduction he accepts the traditional "Mercian" attribution of the language of the manuscript, without wondering how the book got from the West Midlands (if, indeed, it originated there) to Lincoln.
Those tools in his profession include several varieties of dictionaries: historical, etymological, and "slang, jargon, and dialectal directories," as well as other written works.