Example sentences for: dialect

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

  • The Viking invasion of the eighth and ninth centuries gave a strong practical bias to the earlier existing Celtic culture, and many Norse words remain in the dialect.

  • The German usage is worth comparing with the obsolescent American bummer and with bummle in British dialect.

  • Dialect A: Plural formation.

  • The importance of dialect is emphasized regularly in the press, where we read about people being killed, as in parts of India, because they use the wrong shibboleths.

  • The first edition of Baugh's History was published in 1935; because so much has happened to English since then, it is fitting that its history be updated, not only to reflect more recent developments in dialect, lexicon, grammatical theory, and the universal adoption of the language as a lingua franca, but also to revise scholarship in the light of later research that either elaborates or confutes information that is now more than half a century old.

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