The term dialect (from Latin dialectus, dialectos, from the Ancient Greek word διάλεκτος, diálektos, "discourse", from διά, diá, "through" and λέγω, légō, "I speak") is used in two distinct ways to refer to two different types of linguistic phenomena: One usage refers to a variety of a language that is a characteristic of a particular group of the language's speakers. Under this definition, the dialects or varieties of a particular language are closely related and, despite their differences, are most often largely mutually intelligible, especially if close to one another on the dialect continuum. The term is applied most often …



CIHI: Canadian Institute for Health Information · 17 August 2023 English

​This document summarizes the basic concepts, underlying methodologies, strengths and limitations of the data available for personal support workers in Alberta.

were unique languages. In some cases, multiple dialects or spellings existed and were counted as distinct

CADTH: Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health · 11 August 2023 English

Not all jurisdictions will have the same resources available and the cost-benefit of using AI systems should be considered when choosing whether to implement them.4 There is the potential for …

to detect the specifics of the Welsh accent and dialects and will be trained using historical emergency

BCPSEA: British Columbia Public School Employers' Association · 28 July 2023 English

68 (NANAIMO-LADYSMITH) (HEREINAFTER CALLED THE “UNION”) PARTY OF THE SECOND PART Whereas it is the desire of both parties to this Agreement: a) to maintain and improve the harmonious relations …

30 different languages and close to 60 unique dialects spoken in the province. We ask all SD 68 employees

Human Early Learning Partnership, University of British Columbia · 18 July 2023

81 Cote First Nation 366 Lucky Man Cree Nation Pelican Lake (Chachakêw Sâkahikan) Cowessess First Nation Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation Cumberland House Cree Nation Ministikwan Lake …

IN CANADA Anishinaabemowin / Ojibway / Inuktun (Dialects Siglitun, Secwepemctsín / Secwepemc / Algonquin Natsilingmiutut) Shuswap Chippewa Inuktitut ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ (Dialects Kivalliq, SENĆOŦEN / Malchosen / Assiniboine /

School of Public Policy, University of Calgary · 3 April 2023 English

Finding common ground among Indigenous peoples, governments and industry on engagement and consultation practices is imperative to the future of resource development and the Canadian economy, and ultimately to the …

proposed CNC region we find the Cree dialects, Ojibwe dialects, multiple Athapaskan languages and Inuktut complicates the count (e.g., there are multiple dialects or varieties of Cree, but not everyone specified Inuktitut, Innuinaqtun and Inuvialuktun, and dialects thereof). See Inuktut Tusaalanga (n.d.) for a

First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada · 26 March 2023 English

The Context for our Research Study: Successive Denials of the Rights of Children Canada is obligated by the United Nations (UN) Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC, 1989), …

is Michif, which has at least six geographical dialects. We intentionally use the term “First Nations

AFN: Assembly of First Nations · 2 March 2023 English

12 Québec Act • Charter of the French Language This Charter, sometimes referred to as Bill-101, establishes French as the official language of Québec, while recognizing the rights “of the …

there are over 200 Indigenous languages and 800 dialects in Australia. State and territorial governments

AMSSA: Affiliation of Multicultural Societies and Services Agencies of BC · 15 February 2023 English

S., you will be able to grow and develop alongside a diverse team of professionals and enjoy great benefits and perks. [...] Employment Type: Permanent Part-Time (24 Hours Per week) …

team • Ability to communicate in Chinese (any dialects) is considered an asset • Excellent verbal and

AMSSA: Affiliation of Multicultural Societies and Services Agencies of BC · 15 February 2023 English

The Residence Night Worker is also responsible for ensuring the well-being and comfort of clients in the facility. [...] Key Duties & Responsibilities: • Monitors clients throughout the night and …

team • Ability to communicate in Chinese (any dialects) is considered an asset Other Requirements: •

BCCLA: BC Civil Liberties Association · 8 February 2023 English

O'Connor: The purpose of this letter is to advise you of the results of a review of the lawfulness of the activities of both the CSE client relations officers, called …

analysts Linguistic capabilities inillanguages and dialects • Approximately intelligence reports produced

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