of a dialect.
characteristic of a dialect.
- di·a·lec·tal·ly, adverb
- in·ter·di·a·lec·tal, adjective
- in·ter·di·a·lec·tal·ly, adverb
- non·di·a·lec·tal, adjective
- non·di·a·lec·tal·ly, adverb
- sub·di·a·lec·tal, adjective
- sub·di·a·lec·tal·ly, adverb
- dialectal , dialectical (see confusables note at the current entry)
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How to use dialectal in a sentence
While Modern Standard Arabic speech recognition seems to work well, researchers from QCRI and Kanari AI are engrossed in testing the boundaries of dialectal processing and achieving great results.Machine learning improves Arabic speech transcription capabilities | Ahmed Ali | November 24, 2021 | MIT Technology Review
It may be a mere dialectal form of 'crooked,' or it may be miswritten for kroked, the usual old spelling.Chaucer's Works, Volume 1 (of 7) -- Romaunt of the Rose; Minor Poems | Geoffrey Chaucer
Some of them probably heard the jests at the expense of their dialectal peculiarities which Plautus introduced into his comedies.The Common People of Ancient Rome | Frank Frost Abbott
It is questioned how far it is possible to adopt living dialectal forms to save words that would otherwise perish.Society for Pure English, Tract 2, on English Homophones | Robert Bridges
Although each dialectal feature has its own boundaries, these are not set by pure chance.Fourteenth Century Verse & Prose | Various
The Middle English was pre-eminently the dialectal period of the language.