Sentence Examples


  • The merchant families of Iannina are well educated; the dialect spoken in that town is the purest specimen of colloquial Greek.
  • His colloquial talents were indeed of the highest order.
  • The romances of Baron Frederick Podmaniczky are simpler, and rather of a narrative than colloquial character.
  • In addition to this simple meaning it has also, both in the philosophical and the colloquial speech of India a technical meaning, denoting "a person's deeds as determining his future lot."
  • They are agglutinative in nature, show hardly any signs of syntactical growth though every indication of long etymological growth, give expression to only the most direct and the simplest thought, and are purely colloquial and wanting in the modifications always necessary for communication by writing.