English - Vietnamese Dictionary
dialect /'daiəlekt/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- tiếng địa phương, phương ngôn
+the usage or vocabulary that is characteristic of a specific group of people
Advanced English Dictionary
speech (pattern), phraseology, idiom, accent, pronunciation, patois, vernacular; jargon, cant, slang, argot, language, tongue, Creole, pidgin; brogue, burr, Colloq lingo:
Some of the regional dialects are hard to understand.
+ nounCollocation Dictionary
[C, U] the form of a language that is spoken in one area with grammar, words and pronunciation that may be different from other forms of the same language: the Yorkshire dialect + dialect words / expressions
Compare: ACCENT, IDIOLECT
dialectal adjective: There are dialectal differences from one area of the country to another.
local, native, regional | non-standard | northern, southern, etc. | Scottish, Ulster, etc.
VERB + DIALECT
DIALECT + NOUN
expression, form, word | speaker
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