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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
vernacular /və'nækjulə/
  • tính từ
    • bản xứ, mẹ đẻ (ngôn ngữ)
    • viết bằng tiếng mẹ đẻ, viết bằng tiếng địa phương
      • vernacular papers: các báo tiếng mẹ đẻ
    • địa phương (bệnh tật, tên cây...)
      • vernacular disease: bệnh địa phương
  • danh từ
    • tiếng bản xứ, tiếng mẹ đẻ, thổ ngữ
      • to be translated into the vernacular: được dịch sang tiếng bản xứ
    • tiếng riêng, tiếng lóng (của một nghề)
      • the vernacular of the stage: tiếng riêng của ngành sân khấu
Concise Dictionary
vernacularsvər'nækjələ(r) /və'nækjʊlə
+a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves)
+the everyday speech of the people (as distinguished from literary language)
+being or characteristic of or appropriate to everyday language
Thesaurus Dictionary
1 native, local, regional, indigenous, autochthonous:
Old Hebrew fell out of use, to be replaced by vernacular Aramaic.
2 popular, informal, colloquial, conversational, ordinary, familiar, everyday, spoken, vulgar, vulgate; plain, simple, straightforward, easy:
We have both the vernacular and the formal, literary, or clerical levels of language. Can you translate this scientific gobbledegook into vernacular English that we can understand?
3 jargon, patois, argot, cant, idiom, phraseology, language, talk, speech:
Alf occasionally slips into the vernacular of a Billingsgate fishmonger (his former calling ) .
Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun
1 (usually the vernacular) [sing.] the language spoken in a particular area or by a particular group, especially one that is not the official or written language
2 [U] (technical) a style of architecture concerned with ordinary houses rather then large public buildings
vernacular adjective: vernacular languages / architecture

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