Dialect meaning in Urdu and English – The meaning of dialect in Urdu is لہجہ ( Lahja ).

Dialect meaning

Dialect refers to a particular form or variety of a language that is characteristic of a specific group of people or region, differing from the standard language in vocabulary, grammar, and pronunciation.


  • Urdu: زبان کی ایک خاص زمرہ یا روایتی طریقۂ بیان جو کسی خاص خطے یا محلے میں استعمال ہوتا ہے۔
  • English: A particular form of a language that is peculiar to a specific region or social group.

Synonyms for Dialect:

  • Urdu: بولی، لہجہ، زمانہ
  • English: Vernacular, jargon, patois.

Antonyms for Dialect:

  • Urdu: معیاری زبان، عام زبان
  • English: Standard language, universal language.

Examples of Dialect:

  1. Urdu: کشمیری لوگ ایک خاص زبان کا اپنا لہجہ استعمال کرتے ہیں۔.
  2. English: The Yorkshire dialect differs significantly from standard English.

Dialects often develop due to geographical isolation, cultural influences, or social factors within a community or population. They can include variations in vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar, and even syntax compared to the standardized or mainstream form of the language.