Definition of Dialectal

1. Adjective. Belonging to or characteristic of a dialect. "Dialectal variation"

Partainyms: Dialect
Derivative terms: Dialect



Definition of Dialectal

1. a. Relating to a dialect; dialectical; as, a dialectical variant.

Definition of Dialectal

1. Adjective. Of or relating to a dialect ¹

2. Adjective. Not linguistically standard. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dialectal

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dialectal

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Literary usage of Dialectal

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1. The Latin Language: An Historical Account of Latin Sounds, Stems and Flexions by Wallace Martin Lindsay (1894)
"83. b and dialectal f. ... was the dialectal, Annas the Latin form of the name. The two forms are found, for example, ... 2), was a dialectal variety; ..."

2. Publications by English Dialect Society (1879)
"dialectal WORDS FROM " KENNETT'S PAROCHIAL ANTIQUITIES." §. ... The English dialectal words are introduced merely by way of (supposed) illustration, ..."

3. On Early English Pronunciation, with Especial Reference to Shakespeare and by Alexander John Ellis, Francis James Child, William Salesbury, Alexander Barclay, Johann Andreas Schmeller, Johan Winkler (1875)
"dialectal ALPHABET. The alphabet of received English pronunciation has been ... This alphabet has then to be increased by letters for the dialectal sounds. ..."

4. The Transactions of the Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion by Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion (London, England) (1902)
"The district thus belongs partly to North, and partly to South Wales, but I need scarcely remind my present audience that in the region of dialectal ..."

5. On Early English Pronunciation: With Special Reference to Shakespeare and by Alexander John Ellis, William Salesbury, Johann Andreas Schmeller, Francis James Child, Alexander Barclay, Louis-Lucien Bonaparte, Johan Winkler (1889)
"1 to 12, even when extended as in Part IV. pp. xii to xiv, proved insufficient for the differentiation of the minute shades of sound heard in dialectal ..."

6. Lectures on the Study of Language by Hanns Oertel (1901)
"any member of a dialectal unit may be taken as a type of the dialectal utterance. And because any u is a concrete, perceptual entity, all dialectal ..."

7. An Old English Grammar by Eduard Sievers (1903)
"C. THE CHIEF dialectal VARIATIONS 150. The vowel-scheme of the OE. dialects, exclusive of West Saxon, is distinguished by the following general ..."

8. Reprinted Glossaries by Walter William Skeat (1879)
"dialectal WORDS FROM " KENNETT'S PAROCHIAL ANTIQUITIES." §. ... The English dialectal words are introduced merely by way of (supposed) illustration, ..."

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