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patois

noun /ˈpætwaː/ ( plural patois)
(linguistics) a spoken regional dialect that is different from the standard language of the country, especially one that is considered substandard
Patois
The older generation still speaks the local patois.
(linguistics) the jargon of a particular social group
Patois
Kids today have developed their own patois.
Translations of “patois”
in Vietnamese tiếng địa phương, thổ ngữ…
in Thai ภาษท้องถิ่น, ภาษาเฉพาะกลุ่ม…
in Malaysian patois…
in Chinese (Traditional) 方言,土話…
in Indonesian dialek lokal, jargon…
in Chinese (Simplified) 方言,土话…
(Definition of patois from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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