Example sentences for: dialects

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

  • Thus, we have Inglish dialects such as Hinglish, Benglish, Punglish, Tamglish, Malayanglish, and so forth.

  • kick the bucket die, for example, is probably known in all dialects of English; kick into touch curtail or postpone further treatment is unknown except to those familiar with British idiom.

  • Fox, citing various linguists and explaining things quite clearly, said that negative reactions to nonstandard dialects are the result of social factors, not linguistic ones; the dialects--whether "ebonics," Brooklynese, or Peter Jennings'--are just as regular and logical as any other variety of English.

  • As it happens, of course, there are more distinctive dialects of English in Britain than in North America, and anyone who has spent any time listening to them knows that some are mutually unintelligible.

  • Such a situation did prevail in the earliest beginnings of the writing of Greek, in which can be seen the truest forerunner of the modern alphabet: as an artifact it is valuable to us as a key to studying ancient Greek dialects; applied to modern English it would contribute nothing more than utter confusion.

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