Vernacular vs Vernacularly - What's the difference?
As a noun vernacular
is the language of a people or a national language.
As an adjective vernacular
is of or pertaining to everyday language.
As an adverb vernacularly is
in a vernacular way.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
The language of a people or a national language.
Everyday speech or dialect, including colloquialisms, as opposed to literary, liturgical, or scientific language.
- ''A vernacular of the United States is English.
Language unique to a particular group of people; jargon, argot.
- Street vernacular can be quite different from what is heard elsewhere.
(Roman Catholicism) The indigenous language of a people, into which the words of the Mass are translated.
- For those of a certain age, hiphop vernacular might just as well be a foreign language.
- Vatican II allowed the celebration of the mass in the vernacular .
* (language unique to a group) argot, jargon, slang
* (national language) lingua franca
Of or pertaining to everyday language.
Belonging to the country of one's birth; one's own by birth or nature; native; indigenous.
(architecture) of or related to local building materials and styles; not imported
(art) is connected to a collective memory; not imported
- a vernacular disease
* (of everyday language) common, everyday, indigenous, ordinary, vulgar
* (architecture) folk