Dialects

Some articles on dialect, dialects:

Swabian German - Classification and Variation
... Swabian is categorized as an Alemannic dialect, which in turn is one of the two types of Upper German dialects (the other being Bavarian) ... The Swabian dialect is composed of numerous sub-dialects, each of which has its own variations ... These sub-dialects can be categorized by the difference in the formation of the past participle of 'sein' (to be) into gwä and gsi ...
Sindhi Language - Dialects
... Sindhi Saraiki, a form of Saraiki language regarded as a dialect of Sindhi spoken mainly in Upper Sindh ...
Portuguese Dialects - Notable Features of Some Dialects - Conservative
... In the dialects of Alto-Minho and Trás-os-Montes (northern Portugal), the digraph ch still denotes the affricate /tʃ/, as in Galicia, although for ... Some dialects of northern Portugal still contrast the predorsodental sibilants c/ç /s/ and z /z/ with apicoalveolar sibilants s(s) /s̺/ and s /z ... In the other dialects of northern Portugal that have lost this distinction, one finds the apicoalveolar sibilants instead of the predorsodental fricatives that are found in all southern dialects of ...
Riffian Language - Geographic Distribution - Dialects
... amount of dialectal variation in Riffian Berber this can easily be seen using the dialect Atlas (Lafkioui, 1997) ...
Portuguese Dialects - Main Subdivisions - Brazil
... Brazilian dialects are divided into a northern and southern groups, where the northern dialects tend to slightly more open pre-stressed vowels ... cultural dominance of São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro in Brazil, their dialects end up having some influence on the rest of the country ... of the Santa Catarina island predominates the Azorean Portuguese dialect in its local variant ...