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a way of speaking a language that is used only in a particular area or by a particular group ภาษาถิ่น, ภาษาท้องถิ่น
Both men reportedly conversed in the southern dialect.
Suak means ''hostile'' in northern dialect, Mr Sitthichai said.
In addition to Mandarin, there are about 80 other languages and hundreds of dialects spoken across China, not to mention thousands of accents.