a collection of maps of a certain area indicating the distribution of various phonological, morphological, lexical, or other features of the dialects of that area.
3 Easy Tips for Writing Realistic Dialects
Dialects are unique ways that people speak within a language. They may be distinguished by special grammar, words, sentence structure, and pronunciation. Dialects may emerge in languages due to differences among regions, classes, or ethnic backgrounds. Many writers use dialects to enhance realism in their stories, especially for characters in specific locations. However, it’s easy to overuse or misuse dialects if you aren’t careful. To …
What do you call a sweet bubbly beverage?
If you’ve ever traveled within the U.S. and tried to order a sweet carbonated beverage, you’ve probably been misunderstood and confused. Depending on where you are, a soft drink might be called any number of things: coke, soda, pop. Ask anyone which is the right word and they will vehemently defend their preference, but why do people who speak the same language use different words …
Origin of dialect atlas
First recorded in 1930–35
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