from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To translate into the everyday language spoken by a people: vernacularized the liturgy.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To make vernacular; vernaculate.


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  • Like Romanists, in the use of the Latin service, the Mohammedans cling, with deathly tenacity, to their Arabic bible and Arabic worship, foolishly believing that to vernacularize their faith is to degrade and corrupt it.

    India, Its Life and Thought


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