Example sentences for: dialect

How can you use “dialect” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Whereas “Mayan” is dialect, “mahn,” bearing a squashed i , could certainly be considered an impure Slurvian form of the word.

  • Everybody “speaks” cricket, though, with its innings, wickets, and boundaries present in every dialect.

  • It makes good reading and those who are interested in dialect dictionaries should add it to their collection.

  • The dialect selected for American English is General American, that spoken by the largest number of speakers (those who do not distinguish among Mary, marry , and merry ); that selected for British English, as one might expect, RP [Received Pronunciation], “widely regarded as a model for correct pronunciation ...

  • The authors have provided a brief introduction which is easy to follow, a list of suggested readings, and the names and addresses of the several institutions and societies in Britain where readers may indulge a more intensive interest in dialect study.

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