Dialect map of the us. A language can be subdivided into any number of dialects which each vary in some way from the parent language. There are 8 major english dialect areas in north america listed below the map at left. See the pattern of your dialect in the map below. The word map observing lexical variation.
Dialect survey maps and results. Below are the dialect maps displaying what terms and pronunciations are used and where they are used. These are shown in blue each with its number on the map and in the dialect description chart below and are also outlined with blue lines on the map. Arabic is a semitic language within the afroasiatic family that originated on the arabian peninsula.
Friends of norfolk dialect. A regional variety of language distinguished by features of vocabulary grammar and pronunciation from other regional varieties and constituting together with them a single language the doric dialect of ancient greek a dialect of chinese spoken in hong kong. Three of the most similar cities are shown. We can observe lexical variation differences in words and phrases by comparing the way english is spoken in different places and among different social groups.
There are many varieties of arabic also called dialects of arabic or vernacular languages in existence. The special terms or expressions of a particular group or field the promotional team for the new computer used a dialect full of acronyms that the press found. Dialect map of american english not all people who speak a language speak it the same way.