Definitions for vernacularly

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ver•nac•u•lar*vərˈnæk yə lər, vəˈnæk-(adj.)

  1. (of language) native or indigenous (opposed to literary or learned).

    Category: Language/Linguistics

  2. expressed or written in the native language of a place.

    Category: Language/Linguistics

  3. of, pertaining to, or using such a language.

    Category: Language/Linguistics

  4. using plain, everyday language.

    Category: Language/Linguistics

  5. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of architectural vernacular.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Architecture

  6. of or pertaining to the common name for a plant, animal, or other organism.

  7. (n.)the native speech or language of a place.

    Category: Language/Linguistics

  8. the distinctive vocabulary of a class or profession.

    Category: Language/Linguistics

  9. the plain variety of language in everyday use by ordinary people.

    Category: Language/Linguistics

  10. the common name of a plant, animal, or other organism as distinguished from its Latin scientific name.

  11. a style of architecture exemplifying the commonest techniques, decorative features, and materials of a particular historical period, region, or group of people.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Architecture

* Syn: See language.

Origin of vernacular:

1595–1605; < L vernācul(us) household, domestic, native

ver•nac′u•lar•ly(adv.)

Wiktionary

  1. vernacularly(Adverb)

    In a vernacular way.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vernacularly(adverb)

    in a vernacular manner; in the vernacular

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