Noun(1) a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves(2) the everyday speech of the people (as distinguished from literary language
Adjective(1) being or characteristic of or appropriate to everyday language
(1) The introduction of a narrator, speaking in the vernacular , only reinforces this separation.(2) I think the colonial language or the vernacular that I use in the novel comes directly from that research.(3) A key example of this for Papanek is vernacular architecture and housing.(4) As a result, most children in Kenya are fluent in both languages, in addition to the vernacular spoken at home.(5) I don't think so - not in the popular vernacular sense of that expression.(6) As is the custom in Indian vernacular architecture, Barefoot College courtyards are highly decorated at ground level.(7) His writing is unquestionably an authentic representation of black street life, especially his mastery of ghetto vernacular .(8) Mellors is capable of approximating the language of his lord and lady; but for him, ordinary English is the vernacular .(9) Previously you would be fined Rs 5 for speaking in the vernacular in school; now you are threatened with expulsion.(10) The image of sustainable architecture has tended to be of vernacular buildings in a rural Arcadia.(11) Falmouth's new maritime museum responds to and is inspired by the muscular vernacular of nautical buildings.(12) They introduced rhythm and rhyme into medieval poetry and wrote both in Latin and in the vernacular .(13) He reinterpreted the island's vernacular architecture which had long fascinated him.(14) Poetry and prose began to be written in the vernacular instead of Latin, and the invention of printing contributed to the spread of ideas.(15) Packed with wisdom, vernacular language, and family lore, Redemption Song is a story about the curative power of love.(16) Similar results have been found where the vernacular is a non-standard variety.
1. common ::
2. vulgar ::
3. everyday language ::
4. colloquial language ::
5. conversational language ::
6. common parlance ::
7. demotic ::
8. lay terms ::
1. formal ::
2. learned ::
3. literary ::
Different Formsvernacular, vernaculars
Word Example from TV Shows
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Don't worry, it's written
in your VERNACULAR. So shall we rehearse?
The Big Bang Theory Season 3, Episode 16
English to Japanese Dictionary: vernacular
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