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.

  • 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.

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

  • While it must be acknowledged that pronunciations occupy a great deal of space—owing largely to the dialectal variants and the precision with which they are represented—most American dictionaries are satisfied to show major (American) dialect differences and to rely on detailed variants to be the product of a judiciously selected key word in the pronunciation key (a subject I do not have the space to go into here).

  • 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?

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