Dialect etymology


English word dialect comes from Ancient Greek διά, Ancient Greek λέγω

Etymology of dialect

Detailed word origin of dialect

Dictionary entry Language Definition
διά Ancient Greek (grc)
λέγω Ancient Greek (grc)
λέγειν Ancient Greek (grc)
διαλέγομαι Ancient Greek (grc)
διαλέγειν Ancient Greek (grc)
διαλέγεσθαι Ancient Greek (grc)
dialectus Latin (lat)
dialecte Middle French (frm)
dialect English (en) (computing, programming) A variant of a non-standardized programming language.. (linguistics) A variety of a language (specifically, often a spoken variety) that is characteristic of a particular area, community or group, often with relatively minor differences in vocabulary, style, spelling and pronunciation.. A dialect of a language perceived as substandard or wrong.. A regional or [...]

Words with the same origin as dialect