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But the Hasidic communities that doggedly stick to a living, breathing Yiddish use different dialects.

His mother tongue is French, but he speaks nine languages, including five African dialects.

Dialects are rendered with much punctuation and little subtlety.

The dialect of Saint-Rémy is simply one of countless ramifications of the dialects descended from the Latin.

The great mass of the words are traceable to Latin etyma, as in all Romance dialects a large portion of Germanic words are found.

Four dialects are pretty clearly marked (see the article Celt: Language, "Breton," p. 328).

Kamelillo knew island dialects about the same as he did English, but wasn't much for conversation.

It would speak with as many tongues as the builders of Babel, and in dialects as much confused, and mutually as unintelligible.


On this page you'll find 19 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to dialects, such as: patois, vocabulary, language, accent, idiom, and pronunciation.

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