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  Words related to vernacular

Related / Similar Words: cant, jargon, slang, lingo, argot, patois, common, vulgar

 

Definition:
  • the everyday speech of the people (as distinguished from literary language);
  • a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves); "they don''t speak our lingo";
  • being or characteristic of or appropriate to everyday language; "common parlance"; "a vernacular term"; "vernacular speakers"; "the vulgar tongue of the masses"; "the technical and vulgar names for an animal species";

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    Hyponyms: street name, rhyming slang

     

    Derivational Morphology: slang

     

    Language Translations:
    Chinese: 白话   Dutch: volkstaal  
    Finnish: arkikieli   French: vernaculaire  
    German: Umgangssprache   Italian: vernacolare  
    Japanese: 方言   Korean: 사투리  
    Latin: vernaculus   Polish: język rodzimy  
    Russian: народный язык   Spanish: vernáculo  
    Telugu: (pranthiya)  
     
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