dialectal dialectal

Definition(s):

  • (adj) belonging to or characteristic of a dialect

Usage(s):

  • With an old-fashioned dignity and dialectal fidelity reminiscent of the late great Thomas Hardy, he tells a gruesome tale that may remind more than one reader of its prototype .

News

  • Radical History: American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs

    How do you recognize a radical? A smiling 98-year-old woman with the world's most sensible haircut, shuffling along a sunny, decrepit Detroit street, hardly seems like one of America's great radicals, but she is — a dialectal humanist, Chinese-American black power activist, and som...
    on March 19, 2014     Source: The Village Voice

Quotes

  • Besides, "country music is hardly steeped in Southern dialectal features these days," said Fox, author of "Real Country: Music and Language in Working-Class Culture," in an e-mail interview.
    on Feb 20, 2005 By: Aaron Fox Source: Barre Montpelier Times Argus

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