Example sentences for: dialectal

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

  • I, for one, say deTAIL, baTON, inQUIry or INquiry (depending on the day), adVERtisement, HARass, and reSEARCH, which leads me to think that these stress patterns are not necessarily distributed along dialectal lines.

  • I have also noticed a sharp acceleration in the decline of dialectal usages, less in pronunciation than in vocabulary: I find that many people in my own county of Suffolk, for example, no longer know dialect words and expressions that were universal currency as recently as the 1950s.

  • Other, often dialectal aberrations such as in surance and in flu ence are also readily understandable.

  • The preferred British pronunciation of Connecticut , with the c before the t pronounced as k , is not shown, so why shown US dialectal variant pronunciations?

  • Being very new to this country and having, so far, only encountered school English, she found it difficult to believe that dialectal variation could be so great in such a tight little island as ours, and that so much of it could be unintelligible to the uninitiated.


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