Some of them probably heard the jests at the expense of their dialectal peculiarities which Plautus introduced into his comedies.
They must certainly have been looked upon, at the first, as being rustic or dialectal.
The word is a compound of inter, between, and lope, a dialectal variant of “leap.”
In this long list, filling 80 columns, the dialectal words are marked with a dagger .
Drs Seler and Schellhas believe im to be the radical of imix and imox, which are dialectal variations of the same word.
The Middle English was pre-eminently the dialectal period of the language.
But, as a matter of fact, nearly all our chief writers have recognised the value of dialectal words.
As to dialectal idioms or lingual peculiarities, I had not, of course, the most remote idea.
Not until the year 1,000, or the beginning of the 11th Century, do dialectal differentiations seem to be fully developed.
Literary style except in Southern Leyte and Bohol where it is colloquial (with the dialectal prefix a- substituting for paga-).