Noun(1) a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves(2) a regional dialect of a language (especially French
(1) The men were droning at each other in their Greek-inflected patois , or singing through their noses to the accompaniment of a flute out of tune.(2) It is reflected in the islanders' Catholicism, in their French-based patois , and in such customs as its Flower Festivals.(3) The most famous writer in the Macau patois was JosÔö£┬« dos Santos Ferreira.(4) Today I wanted to talk about Bajan as a dialect or language or patois or whatever you wish to call it.(5) How do you develop a realistic-sounding slang patois ?(6) In Jamaica, we speak English primarily but more often we speak the local dialect, patois .(7) the raunchy patois of inner-city kids(8) Grenadian patois is different from that spoken on the other Windward Islands that make up Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique.(9) Thus, a Frenchman who spoke Breton and French would not be considered bilingual because Breton is of low status and considered a patois rather than a language.(10) Their language has crystallised in the Bajan patois .(11) the nurse talked to me in a patois that even Italians would have had difficulty in understanding(12) They speak English, French, or an English patois at home and are mostly Protestant.(13) Corsican was designated as a patois , a provincial dialect.(14) They also recall Saint Lucia's checkered colonial past, reminding the visitor that many locals still speak a French patois , even though English is the island's official language.(15) What is it about spring training that reduces normally gruff sportswriters to the patois of travel brochures?(16) Those Belgians from the south speak Walloon, which is a French patois derived from Latin.
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