Example sentences for: dialect

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

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

  • The Digor dialect (in the west and north of the Ossete region) seems to have such a separate word resembling the second part of the Ossetic ones given above.

  • Many writers have collected gems of Sussex dialect down the years, like Rev. William Parish and another cleric, Rev. Edward Boys Ellman, both before World War I.

  • As for schnoz , it does sound Yiddish, there does exist a verb schneitzen `to blow one's nose,' and the shn - combination does connote something to do with the nose; but there is no word shnozzle in Yiddish, only noz or, in the alternate dialect, nuz . Phudnik is not a Yiddish word but was clearly formed on the Yiddish root -nik , which also occurs in Slavic.

  • 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 ...

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