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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

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

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The three-day conference titled 'Variations in Pashto dialects' at Baragali summer camp was arranged by Pashto Academy, University of Peshawar in collaboration with higher education department from July 13 to 15.
Book presentation of the Little Prince adapted in the Greek Cypriot dialect. By Iacovos Hadjipieris.
Called the Word Bank of Lost Dialects, some may be familiar but others - such as fuddleskelly (untidy in appearance) and dilk (bow and arrow) - have never been formally recorded before, according to organisers.
Thus, Barnes and Hallam, an unusual poet and an unusual dialectologist, have in common an orientation against what I call a specimen-attitude toward English dialect that dominated within Victorian culture and an orientation toward earwitnessing.
"Recent socio-linguistic studies have shown that the concept of social networks can play an important role in the dialect that we use," he said.
Shuaa Zainal | Emirati who teaches the Emirati dialect
How would teaching more awareness of Welsh dialect improve the quality of Welsh-medium education in Wales?
What I cannot quite come to terms with is how, in such a short distance a dialect can change.
In order to prevent language problems from developing as a result, I think the dialect of the area should be spoken verbally only and that pupils should not be taught to write in dialect.
It is part of the Brill series "Studies in Semitic Languages and Linguistics," which hosts a number of important contributions to the field, such as the four-volume The Neo-Aramaic Dialect of the Assyrian Christians of Urmi by Geoffrey Khan (vol.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Dec 20 (ANI): As Indian national Geeta still waits for her parent two years after being rescued from Pakistan, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday appealed all to help her by recognising the dialect of a letter written by the former in a local dialect and in Devanagari script.
Since the closing of the mines the Pitmatic dialect has been slowly fading along with the Fisher and rural Northumbrian dialect.
Nonmainstream American English, or dialect, among children may have important implications for reading research and practice.
"The idea is to record a separate speech sample from asylum seekers and to carry out an automatic dialect analysis," Julian Detzel, from the BAMF (http://www.dw.com/en/automatic-speech-analysis-software-used-to-verify-refugees-dialects/a-37980819) told Die Welt.