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a particular form of a language which is peculiar to a specific region or social group.

Origin: 1570s, “language, speech, mode of speech,” especially “form of speech of a region or group, idiom of a locality or class” as distinguished from the general accepted literary language, also “one of a number of related modes of speech regarded as descended from a common origin,” 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, discuss, argue,” from dia “across, between” (see dia-) + legein “speak,” from PIE root *leg- (1) “to collect, gather,” with derivatives meaning “to speak (to ‘pick out words’).”

Synonyms:  local parlance(स्थानीय भाषा),   variety of language(भाषा की विविधता), vernacular(मातृभाषा),      patois(स्‍थान-विशेष की जनभाषा जो साहित्यिक भाषा से भिन्‍न हो)

Antonyms: quality(गुणवत्ता),    level(स्तर),    grade(ग्रेड),    degree(हद),   standard(मानक)

Trick: Bihar mai boli jane wali boli dusre states se alag hai.

Word Uses:
1. One officer with a megaphone warned in Cantonese, the dialect spoken in Hong Kong: “Stop the violence, repent and be saved. एक मेगाफोन के साथ एक अधिकारी ने कैंटोनीज़ में चेतावनी दी, हांगकांग में बोली जाने वाली बोली: “हिंसा बंद करो, पश्चाताप करो और बचाओ।”

New York Times Aug 19, 2019

2. Eboi’s recent album included a glossary of lyrics for Swedes who might not understand his allusive mix of slang and dialects. Eboi के हालिया एल्बम में स्वेड्स के लिए गीतों की एक शब्दावली शामिल थी, जो शायद उनके गानों और बोलियों के आकर्षक मिश्रण को नहीं समझ सकते थे।

Los Angeles Times Aug 6, 2019

3. All consequences are at your own risk,” one soldier shouted in Cantonese, the main Chinese dialect in Hong Kong, during the video clip. सभी परिणाम आपके स्वयं के जोखिम पर हैं, ”वीडियो क्लिप के दौरान, हांगकांग में मुख्य चीनी बोली, कैंटोनीज़ में एक सैनिक चिल्लाया।

Reuters Aug 1, 2019


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