Vernacular [ver-nak-yuh-ler, vuh–nak-]
- (noun) the native speech or language of a place.“he wrote in the vernacular to reach a larger audience”
- (noun) the common name of an animal or plant as distinguished from its Latin scientific name.
- (noun) a style of architecture exemplifying the commonest techniques, decorative features, and materials of a particular historical period, region, or group of people.
- (noun) any medium or mode of expression that reflects popular taste or indigenous styles.
- (adj) (of language) native or indigenous
- (adj) using plain, everyday, ordinary language.“a vernacular poem, a vernacular speaker”
- (adj) of, relating to, or characteristic of architectural vernacular. “vernacular buildings”
- (adj) noting or pertaining to the common name for a plant or animal.
Vernacular (वर्नैक्यलर) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)
- स्थानीय भाषा, देशी भाषा, मातृभाषा
- early 17th century: from Latin vernaculus ‘domestic, native’ (from verna ‘home-born slave’) + -ar1.
Vernacular in a sentence ( word usage in newspaper)
- Online medical consultation provider MediAngels will soon offer consultation in vernacular languages
- Some publish original content, others curate and distribute it. Another pattern that is emerging is the rise of short-form and vernacular content.
- The company has launched India’s first vernacular rail booking app in five languages (besides English)
- Google to focus on vernacular language services
- Speakers debated if Hindi films can be called national while vernacular ones are called regional.
Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of vernacular
- Vernacular – verma ji ki vernacular langauge… “Hao”
Lalu Prasad Yadav mimics PM Narendra Modi in his vernacular language