Hancock says he felt confident that Bullock could handle the comedic part of the role and that she could nail the dialect.
“For me to learn any Romance or Germanic dialect, just put me in the environment, and it would come alive,” he said.
dialect, for instance, was not his métier, so like a true devotee of the form he exploited his incompetence for laughs.
He frequently slips into Neapolitan dialect so thick that is incomprehensible.
But it was in the dialect of the West African Fulani language and for weeks no translation was available.
It is, in fact, the Hand-organo dialect flavoured with Florentine.
Unusual spelling and hyphenation in the dialect is retained as printed.
Their language, which is similar to that spoken by their cousins, the Plain Crees, is also a dialect of the Algonquin tongue.
Such a difference would produce a dialect in case of isolation.
Most of the words are quite familiar to me, as I was curate of East Dereham in 1861-2, and heard the dialect daily.
1570s, "form of speech of a region or group," from Middle French dialecte, from Latin dialectus "local language, way of speaking, conversation," from Greek dialektos "talk, conversation, speech;" also "the language of a country, dialect," from dialegesthai "converse with each other," from dia- "across, between" (see dia-) + legein "speak" (see lecture (n.)).