Your Dialect

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  1. juggernaut911
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    I myself speak with a neutral dialect. What do you speak with?

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    now were doing accents cuz were cool like that
     
  2. Youkai

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    Well here in Germany we have very much dialects and i think i sorta have my own ...

    because my family comes from another part of Germany than we are living so i have parts of both.


    example:

    I say "net" instead of "nicht"
    and other shorter forms ... but still i think this dialect is the best to understand cuz its still very close to original german (most other dialects sound completly different from how you write and learn it)


    I believe in America and England there are very much different dialects as well right ? i notice sometimes when i watch CNN i understand some ppl perfectly fine and for some ppl i think they do not speak english at all XD
     
  3. Destructobot

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    I think Juggy means accents, not dialects. We barely have different dialects at all in the US (compared with Europe, Asia and Africa at least).

    I don't think I speak with an accent, but Britons and Aussies would probably dissagree.
     
  4. juggernaut911
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    theres like southern dialects, phily, new york, british, canadian (ey), etc

    errr, am I thinking of accents?
     
  5. Westside

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    Yes, dialect is a different form of a same language, but accent is just your pronunciation. In Uzbekistan, we have 2 main dialects, 1 in southern is closer to Persian because it is geographically closer to Afghanistan, 1 in northern is the main one, and it has many Russian loan words and is very Turkic, that's the one I speak.
     
  6. Destructobot

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    Those are accents, not dialects. The only other USA dialect I can think of is Creole, though I'm really not too knowledgeable on the subject.
     
  7. Sephi

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    My dialects are idiot and 1337
     
  8. Dylan

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    I speak English if thats what your getting at haha. Aussie accent too.
     
  9. juggernaut911
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    frick, TURN THIS BOAT AROUND!

    what accent do you speak in? I don't have one.


    is there a video comparing accents to dialects? I'm lost in my thread
     
  10. Bishang

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    Uh... I have an American accent. I guess it could be a West Coast accent? Eh...
     
  11. TrolleyDave

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    My accent is a subtle blend of Canadian and English.
     
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    My accent would be British Columbian mixed with Illinois-ese. I might have a minor Texas and Montreal accent from my parents.

    And I miserably fail at British English it's perfectly clear that I have absolutely zero British accent.
     
  13. juggernaut911
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    I dont think accents are genetic
     
  14. Tanas

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    I speak with a Liverpool accent, and no I dont talk like the Beatles:)
     
  15. acoustic.digital

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    english: I speak aussie english (vocab + accents). It's mainly because I live there. You speak what you hear. I'm not a native speaker; i had english for 8 years in high school, but they only taught us proper british english. If you used american dialect in tests or speeches in front of the class, then you were 'wrong'.

    german: native speaker, grew up with one of the worst accents in germany. able to immitate a lot of other german accents; but speak proper german in public : )
     
  16. Twiffles

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    I speak with a damn Asian-American accent. Even better, I was born in Texas.
     
  17. Vulpes Abnocto

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    If you catch me IRL, I speak with a Southern accent.....especially if you piss me off.
     
  18. Sephi

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    I have a Rhode Island accent, but it's slowly turning into nothing, since I haven't actually been in Rhode Island for nearly 3 years... *misses Rhode Island* ;_;
     
  19. Tanas

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    So does speaking in a Southern accent, suppose to make you sound tougher?
     
  20. Sephi

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    Just dumber