Example sentences for: dialect

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

  • The OED2e labels grockle as dialect and slang, of uncertain origin , and mildly disparaging , as well as associating it especially with southwest England.

  • They also have their own language, Ibicenco, a dialect related to the mallorquí (Majorcan) branch of the Catalan language, though Castilian is spoken as well.

  • The adjective here may be a dialect form unknown to me, but more likely it is a typographical error for esforzado.

  • Even nowadays one comes across dialect words whose meaning is obscure.

  • From the perspective of a professor of English at a noted American university (Michigan), Richard Bailey, a former president of the American Dialect Society who has long been active in English linguistics and associated with lexicography, has provided a historical view of the development of the language that concludes with a realistic assessment of its present position among the languages of the world.


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