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List of dialects of the English language

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This is a list of varieties of the English language. Dialects are varieties differing in pronunciation, vocabulary and grammar not to be confused with accents which mark speakers as a member of a group by their pronunciation of the standard language.

See: Regional accents of English speakers

Varieties of English
AAVE (Ebonics)
American English
Australian English
British English
Canadian English
Caribbean English
Commonwealth English
English English
Hawaiian English
Hiberno-English
Highland English
Hong Kong English
Indian English
International English
Jamaican English
Liberian English
Malawian English
Malaysian English
Mid Ulster English
Newfoundland English
New Zealand English
Philippine English
Scottish English
Singaporean English
South African English
Standard English
Welsh English
Contents

International Classifications

Europe

North America

Caribbean

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Constructed

Sign Languages Based on English

See main article: Manually Coded English

Pidgins and Creoles

The "Ishes"

While not technically dialects, these variants may nonetheless be of interest to students of global English. Most are not genuine mixed languages, but rather instances of heavy code-switching between English and another language. Greeklish and Pinglish might appear to be similar but are in fact transliteration methods.

See also

External link

fr:Variations régionales de l'anglais

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