how to pronounce vernacular


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“… Old English so in the vernacular and it …”

meanings of vernacular


  1. Everyday speech or dialect, including colloquialisms, as opposed to standard, literary, liturgical, or scientific idiom.
  2. A language lacking standardization or a written form.
  3. The language of a people or a national language.
  4. Indigenous spoken language, as distinct from a literary or liturgical language such as Ecclesiastical Latin.
  5. Language unique to a particular group of people; jargon, argot.


  1. Belonging to the country of one's birth; one's own by birth or nature; native; indigenous.
  2. Of or related to local building materials and styles; not imported.
  3. Of or pertaining to everyday language, as opposed to standard, literary, liturgical, or scientific idiom.
  4. Connected to a collective memory; not imported.

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