English to Afrikaans Meaning :: argot

Argot :
argot
- argotargots
 

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Noun(1) a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves

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(1) It is the argot of a tribe rather than the idiom of everyman.(2) Richard Delevan, who describes himself as ÔÇÿa stray Yank in IrelandÔÇÖ, is settling in nicely, if his ear for the local argot is anything to go by.(3) The dialogue is peppered with the argot and dialect of the Kingston streets, and even with the English soundtrack you simply have to use the subtitles if you are to understand everything they are saying.(4) Each clique had their own vernacular, it seemed - their own argot , their own way of saying ÔÇÿhelloÔÇÖ.(5) This was not a constructed language, but a secret vocabulary, a cant or argot in the linguist's term, which uses the grammar and syntax of English as well as most of its core vocabulary.(6) She put them side by side and in a few minutes saw that Christie's version was, in the delicate argot of the trade, ÔÇÿnot right.ÔÇÖ(7) Pieper also provides detailed notes on the quaint argot that the vocalists use.(8) They have their own argot and sign language, making sure to keep their rituals and customs a closely guarded secret, according 70-year-old Ghafoor.(9) They developed their own argot and rebellious fashion codes.(10) Happily, Rowan's efforts are as edgy and buzzing with street life as the argot he describes.(11) teenage argot(12) These languages were further divided into village patois (without counting Parisian argot , street slang).(13) Many words in English have obscure origins, particularly those which may be said to have risen in the world from lowly origins in argot , cant or slang.(14) Such terms of course were part of the common argot of the colonial world, including Australia, and as Young shows they were used by Malinowski and his female correspondents in their English language letters.(15) The argot of the turf is a source of constant fascination: the pony that's a sum of money, the rag that's a horse, the tipster who's a conman.(16) Working with ghost writer Wensley Clarkson, Merritt tells his story exactly as it happened to him, with only the argot of the East End edited out.
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(1) argot ::
argot
Synonyms
Noun
1. jargon ::
jargon
2. slang ::
slang
3. idiom ::
idioom
4. cant ::
cant
5. parlance ::
omgangstaal
6. vernacular ::
Volks-taal
7. patois ::
patois
8. dialect ::
dialek
9. speech ::
toespraak
10. language ::
Taal
11. lingo ::
lingo
Different Forms
argot, argots
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