Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or belonging to a dialect; relating to or of the nature of a dialect: as, ‘cauld’ is a dialectal (Scotch) form of ‘cold’; the dialectal varieties of Italian.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Relating to a dialect; dialectical.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Of or relating to a dialect.
  • adjective Not linguistically standard.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective belonging to or characteristic of a dialect

Etymologies

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dialect +‎ -al.

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