Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In dialect; as a dialect.

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  • adjective In a dialectal way.

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Examples

  • In the contraction, "questo", becomes "'sto", and then, transforming dialectally the closing vowel in order to make the insult sound more fluid, "'ste",

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  • The tea should not be allowed to steep for less than 30 seconds or more than about five minutes (a process known as brewing or [dialectally] mashing in the UK): after that, tannin is released, which counteracts the stimulating effect of the theophylline and caffeine and makes the tea bitter (at this point it is referred to as being stewed in the UK).

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  • Nevertheless, knowing dialectally precise Ashkenazi Hebrew is useful in sensing the artfulness of much 19th and 20th Hebrew literature.

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  • By comparing the texts chronologically and dialectally, the introduction and integration of words can be tracked.

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  • Marckwardt, however, suggests dialectally mixed settlements gradually arriving at local compromises on those everyday terms for which the dialects differed.

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  • 3 Woodard, The ancient languages of Europe (2008), p.58 (see link): Beyond the aforementioned early fricative reflexes of stops and the ubiquitious dental sibilant /s/, there is orthographic evidence of additional sibilant consonants occuring dialectally.

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  • 1859, American English, formed from earlier (1817) ‘lickitie’ very fast (irregular formation from ‘lick,’ n., used dialectally in the sense of fast) + split, n.

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  • 3 Woodard, The ancient languages of Europe (2008), p.58 (see link): Beyond the aforementioned early fricative reflexes of stops and the ubiquitious dental sibilant /s/, there is orthographic evidence of additional sibilant consonants occuring dialectally.

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