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

a variety of a language that differs from the standard form

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

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A media house, Royal Media Services has 14 radio stations; two broadcasting in national languages while the rest are vernacular.
The central thesis of Unwritten Verities is that late medieval practices of vernacular translation, professional adherence to an unwritten tradition, and Lancastrian political ideas generated a vernacular legal culture that challenged Protestant ideas and Tudor ambitions to central government.
In both the Convivio and De Vulgari Eloquentia, however, there are extended arguments for Dante's choice to write in the vernacular instead of Latin.
Annet den Haan explores why Giannozzo Manetti believed that a translation into the vernacular can never be a good translation, while Beate Hintzen looks at a series of poems connected to Martin Opitz to bring out the role of Greek within the contact between Latin and vernacular literature, and Guillaume van Gemert follows a treatise of Hugo Grotius from its beginnings as a work of self-apology in a Dutch context through a Latin translation in which the theological content stood front and center to a series of German translations, one of which made its way into the hands of a Swedish general.
The environmental, economic and social considerations in the vernacular roofs design and construction has been described in the following sections.
Though it might seem obvious that the early modern vernaculars would be in some sense alienated from classical ideals of fine speaking, in reading this book we quickly learn that this eccentric--that is, de-centered, deviant--eloquence is not a vernacular innovation.
Not used to writing simple vernacular, the director/executive producer is facing a challenge for his new period piece.
To address these questions, it is necessary to understand the communicative practice that is at the heart of this phenomenon--photoshopping, the vernacular practice of sharing digitally altered images (or photoshops) across networks.
This comprehensive bibliography offers convenient access to the vast amount of material that has been published in the last 50 years on the intersection of language and education with regard to African American Vernacular English, English-based pidgins and creoles, Latina/o English, Native American English, and other vernaculars such as Appalachian English in the US and Aboriginal English in Australia.
Despite the 'poca scienza' announced in the acknowledgements, this essay about the massive phenomenon of translations into vernacular in 13th- and 14th-century Italy stands as an important contribution to the field of medieval studies.
The Early Renaissance and Vernacular Culture, by Charles Dempsey.
The Center for Popular Music at Middle Tennessee State University in collaboration with the American Antiquarian Society has received a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to digitize, catalog, and provide web-based public access to their American vernacular music manuscripts.
Utilising these two models allows Ricci to highlight the particularities of the specific 'translation' of the tradition of the One thousand questions into the three literary traditions under consideration, while simultaneously studying these traditions in relationship to each other as vernacular instances of an overarching Arabic cosmopolis.
What Sanders actually has in mind is the invention of vernacular literature, specifically, ancient Israel's creation of a standard written Hebrew that could serve as its language of culture and administration.
Hart's specific intervention in the field rests on his claim that modernist vernacular poetry -- often associated with the regional or the local -- is in fact deeply aware of its position within multinational and global networks of language, culture, and political power.