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dialect

di·a·lect

dialect

 
pronunciation:
daI lekt
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part of speech: noun
definition: a form of a language that is spoken in a specific region or by a specific group of people.
synonyms:
speech, tongue
similar words:
language
derivations: dialectal (adj.), dialectally (adv.)
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The word dialect contains the following parts:
lex, lect2 Greek root that means speak, speech, word