"colloquial" meaning in English

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Adjective

IPA: /kəˈləʊ.kwɪəl/ [Received-Pronunciation], /kəˈloʊ.kwi.əl/ [General-American] Audio: En-ca-colloquial.oga Forms: most colloquial [superlative]
Etymology: 1751, from earlier term colloquy (“a conversation”), from Latin colloquium (“conference, conversation”), from con- (“together”) + loquor (“to speak”), + -al. Etymology templates: {{der|en|la|colloquium|t=conference, conversation}} Latin colloquium (“conference, conversation”), {{af|en|-al}} -al Head templates: {{en-adj}} colloquial (comparative more colloquial, superlative most colloquial)
  1. (linguistics) Characteristic of familiar conversation, of common parlance; informal. Tags: colloquial, comparative Categories (topical): Linguistics
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  2. Of or pertaining to a conversation; conversational or chatty. Tags: colloquial, comparative
    Sense id: en-colloquial-en-adj-b~EyAUDU
The following are not (yet) sense-disambiguated
Synonyms: casual, colloq., coll. Derived forms: colloquialism, colloquiality, colloquially, colloquialness Related terms: colloquium, colloquy, argot, slang, vernacular Translations (of oral communication language): λεκτικός (lektikós) (Ancient Greek), عَامِّيّ (ʕāmmiyy) [Arabic-Indic] (Arabic), دَارِج (dārij) [Arabic, Western] (Arabic), խոսակցական (xosakcʻakan) (Armenian), размо́ўны (razmóŭny) (Belarusian), разгово́рен (razgovóren) (Bulgarian), col·loquial (Catalan), 口語 (Chinese Mandarin), 口语 (kǒuyǔ) (Chinese Mandarin), hovorový (Czech), dagligsprogs- (Danish), informeel (Dutch), spreektalig (Dutch), gemeenzaam (english: dictionary term) (Dutch), kõnekeelne (Estonian), argikeelne (Estonian), puhekielinen (Finnish), familier (French), parlé (French), coloquial (Galician), სალაპარაკო (salaṗaraḳo) (Georgian), სალაპარაკო ენა (salaṗaraḳo ena) (Georgian), სასაუბრო (sasaubro) (Georgian), სასაუბრო ენა (sasaubro ena) (Georgian), umgangssprachlich (German), Umgangs- [noun, prefix] (German), κοινολεκτικός (koinolektikós) (Greek), δημώδης (dimódis) (Greek), καθομιλούμενος (kathomiloúmenos) (Greek), köznyelvi (Hungarian), társalgási (Hungarian), kötetlen (Hungarian), fesztelen (Hungarian), hétköznapi (Hungarian), colloquial (Interlingua), 口語体 (kōgotai) (alt: こうごたい) (Japanese), 話し言葉の (hanashikotoba no) (alt: はなしことばの) (Japanese), 口語の (kōgo no) (alt: こうごの) (Japanese), 구어(口語)의 (gueo-ui) (Korean), 구어체(口語體)의 (gueoche-ui) (Korean), ëmgangssproochlech (Luxembourgish), разговорен (razgovoren) (Macedonian), hverdagslig (Norwegian), عامیانه ('âmmiyâne) (Persian), kolokwialny (Polish), potoczny (Polish), obiegowy (Polish), swobodny (Polish), coloquial (Portuguese), colocvial (Romanian), familiar (Romanian), разгово́рный (razgovórnyj) (Russian), неформа́льный (neformálʹnyj) (Russian), нелитерату́рный (neliteratúrnyj) (Russian), hovorový (Slovak), pogovorni (Slovene), coloquial (Spanish), familiar (Spanish), vardaglig (Swedish), ภาษาปาก (paa-sǎa-bpàak) (Thai), ซึ่งปาก (Thai), розмо́вний (rozmóvnyj) (Ukrainian), просторі́чний (prostoríčnyj) (Ukrainian), thông tục (Vietnamese), bình dân (Vietnamese)
Disambiguation of 'of oral communication language': 54 46

Noun

IPA: /kəˈləʊ.kwɪəl/ [Received-Pronunciation], /kəˈloʊ.kwi.əl/ [General-American] Audio: En-ca-colloquial.oga Forms: colloquials [plural]
Etymology: 1751, from earlier term colloquy (“a conversation”), from Latin colloquium (“conference, conversation”), from con- (“together”) + loquor (“to speak”), + -al. Etymology templates: {{der|en|la|colloquium|t=conference, conversation}} Latin colloquium (“conference, conversation”), {{af|en|-al}} -al Head templates: {{en-noun}} colloquial (plural colloquials)
  1. A colloquial word or phrase, colloquialism Related terms: colloquialism
    Sense id: en-colloquial-en-noun-zSZjLHm6

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      "word": "размо́ўны"
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      "sense": "of oral communication language",
      "word": "разгово́рен"
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      "code": "cmn",
      "lang": "Chinese Mandarin",
      "sense": "of oral communication language",
      "word": "口語"
    },
    {
      "_dis1": "54 46",
      "code": "cmn",
      "lang": "Chinese Mandarin",
      "roman": "kǒuyǔ",
      "sense": "of oral communication language",
      "word": "口语"
    },
    {
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      "code": "cs",
      "lang": "Czech",
      "sense": "of oral communication language",
      "word": "hovorový"
    },
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      "code": "da",
      "lang": "Danish",
      "sense": "of oral communication language",
      "word": "dagligsprogs-"
    },
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      "code": "nl",
      "lang": "Dutch",
      "sense": "of oral communication language",
      "word": "informeel"
    },
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      "code": "nl",
      "lang": "Dutch",
      "sense": "of oral communication language",
      "word": "spreektalig"
    },
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      "english": "dictionary term",
      "lang": "Dutch",
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      "word": "gemeenzaam"
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      "sense": "of oral communication language",
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      "sense": "of oral communication language",
      "word": "familier"
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      "lang": "French",
      "sense": "of oral communication language",
      "word": "parlé"
    },
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      "code": "gl",
      "lang": "Galician",
      "sense": "of oral communication language",
      "word": "coloquial"
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      "code": "ka",
      "lang": "Georgian",
      "roman": "salaṗaraḳo",
      "sense": "of oral communication language",
      "word": "სალაპარაკო"
    },
    {
      "_dis1": "54 46",
      "code": "ka",
      "lang": "Georgian",
      "roman": "salaṗaraḳo ena",
      "sense": "of oral communication language",
      "word": "სალაპარაკო ენა"
    },
    {
      "_dis1": "54 46",
      "code": "ka",
      "lang": "Georgian",
      "roman": "sasaubro",
      "sense": "of oral communication language",
      "word": "სასაუბრო"
    },
    {
      "_dis1": "54 46",
      "code": "ka",
      "lang": "Georgian",
      "roman": "sasaubro ena",
      "sense": "of oral communication language",
      "word": "სასაუბრო ენა"
    },
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      "code": "de",
      "lang": "German",
      "sense": "of oral communication language",
      "word": "umgangssprachlich"
    },
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      "code": "de",
      "lang": "German",
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    {
      "_dis1": "54 46",
      "code": "hu",
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    {
      "_dis1": "54 46",
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      "_dis1": "54 46",
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      "lang": "Hungarian",
      "sense": "of oral communication language",
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    {
      "_dis1": "54 46",
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      "lang": "Hungarian",
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      "code": "ko",
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      "lang": "Norwegian",
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      "word": "hverdagslig"
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    {
      "_dis1": "54 46",
      "code": "fa",
      "lang": "Persian",
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      "sense": "of oral communication language",
      "word": "عامیانه"
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      "sense": "of oral communication language",
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      "_dis1": "54 46",
      "code": "pl",
      "lang": "Polish",
      "sense": "of oral communication language",
      "word": "obiegowy"
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    {
      "_dis1": "54 46",
      "code": "pl",
      "lang": "Polish",
      "sense": "of oral communication language",
      "word": "swobodny"
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      "lang": "Portuguese",
      "sense": "of oral communication language",
      "word": "coloquial"
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      "_dis1": "54 46",
      "code": "ro",
      "lang": "Romanian",
      "sense": "of oral communication language",
      "word": "colocvial"
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      "_dis1": "54 46",
      "code": "ro",
      "lang": "Romanian",
      "sense": "of oral communication language",
      "word": "familiar"
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      "roman": "razgovórnyj",
      "sense": "of oral communication language",
      "word": "разгово́рный"
    },
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      "_dis1": "54 46",
      "code": "ru",
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      "roman": "neformálʹnyj",
      "sense": "of oral communication language",
      "word": "неформа́льный"
    },
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      "_dis1": "54 46",
      "code": "ru",
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      "roman": "neliteratúrnyj",
      "sense": "of oral communication language",
      "word": "нелитерату́рный"
    },
    {
      "_dis1": "54 46",
      "code": "sk",
      "lang": "Slovak",
      "sense": "of oral communication language",
      "word": "hovorový"
    },
    {
      "_dis1": "54 46",
      "code": "sl",
      "lang": "Slovene",
      "sense": "of oral communication language",
      "word": "pogovorni"
    },
    {
      "_dis1": "54 46",
      "code": "es",
      "lang": "Spanish",
      "sense": "of oral communication language",
      "word": "coloquial"
    },
    {
      "_dis1": "54 46",
      "code": "es",
      "lang": "Spanish",
      "sense": "of oral communication language",
      "word": "familiar"
    },
    {
      "_dis1": "54 46",
      "code": "sv",
      "lang": "Swedish",
      "sense": "of oral communication language",
      "word": "vardaglig"
    },
    {
      "_dis1": "54 46",
      "code": "th",
      "lang": "Thai",
      "roman": "paa-sǎa-bpàak",
      "sense": "of oral communication language",
      "word": "ภาษาปาก"
    },
    {
      "_dis1": "54 46",
      "code": "th",
      "lang": "Thai",
      "sense": "of oral communication language",
      "word": "ซึ่งปาก"
    },
    {
      "_dis1": "54 46",
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      "lang": "Ukrainian",
      "roman": "rozmóvnyj",
      "sense": "of oral communication language",
      "word": "розмо́вний"
    },
    {
      "_dis1": "54 46",
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      "lang": "Ukrainian",
      "roman": "prostoríčnyj",
      "sense": "of oral communication language",
      "word": "просторі́чний"
    },
    {
      "_dis1": "54 46",
      "code": "vi",
      "lang": "Vietnamese",
      "sense": "of oral communication language",
      "word": "thông tục"
    },
    {
      "_dis1": "54 46",
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      "lang": "Vietnamese",
      "sense": "of oral communication language",
      "word": "bình dân"
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    "Terms with Galician translations",
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      "code": "ar",
      "lang": "Arabic",
      "roman": "ʕāmmiyy",
      "sense": "of oral communication language",
      "tags": [
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      "tags": [
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        "Western"
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      "roman": "xosakcʻakan",
      "sense": "of oral communication language",
      "word": "խոսակցական"
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      "lang": "Belarusian",
      "roman": "razmóŭny",
      "sense": "of oral communication language",
      "word": "размо́ўны"
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      "code": "bg",
      "lang": "Bulgarian",
      "roman": "razgovóren",
      "sense": "of oral communication language",
      "word": "разгово́рен"
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      "code": "ca",
      "lang": "Catalan",
      "sense": "of oral communication language",
      "word": "col·loquial"
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    {
      "code": "cmn",
      "lang": "Chinese Mandarin",
      "sense": "of oral communication language",
      "word": "口語"
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    {
      "code": "cmn",
      "lang": "Chinese Mandarin",
      "roman": "kǒuyǔ",
      "sense": "of oral communication language",
      "word": "口语"
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      "code": "cs",
      "lang": "Czech",
      "sense": "of oral communication language",
      "word": "hovorový"
    },
    {
      "code": "da",
      "lang": "Danish",
      "sense": "of oral communication language",
      "word": "dagligsprogs-"
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    {
      "code": "nl",
      "lang": "Dutch",
      "sense": "of oral communication language",
      "word": "informeel"
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    {
      "code": "nl",
      "lang": "Dutch",
      "sense": "of oral communication language",
      "word": "spreektalig"
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      "sense": "of oral communication language",
      "word": "gemeenzaam"
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    {
      "code": "et",
      "lang": "Estonian",
      "sense": "of oral communication language",
      "word": "kõnekeelne"
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    {
      "code": "et",
      "lang": "Estonian",
      "sense": "of oral communication language",
      "word": "argikeelne"
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      "code": "fi",
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      "word": "puhekielinen"
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    {
      "code": "fr",
      "lang": "French",
      "sense": "of oral communication language",
      "word": "familier"
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    {
      "code": "fr",
      "lang": "French",
      "sense": "of oral communication language",
      "word": "parlé"
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    {
      "code": "gl",
      "lang": "Galician",
      "sense": "of oral communication language",
      "word": "coloquial"
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    {
      "code": "ka",
      "lang": "Georgian",
      "roman": "salaṗaraḳo",
      "sense": "of oral communication language",
      "word": "სალაპარაკო"
    },
    {
      "code": "ka",
      "lang": "Georgian",
      "roman": "salaṗaraḳo ena",
      "sense": "of oral communication language",
      "word": "სალაპარაკო ენა"
    },
    {
      "code": "ka",
      "lang": "Georgian",
      "roman": "sasaubro",
      "sense": "of oral communication language",
      "word": "სასაუბრო"
    },
    {
      "code": "ka",
      "lang": "Georgian",
      "roman": "sasaubro ena",
      "sense": "of oral communication language",
      "word": "სასაუბრო ენა"
    },
    {
      "code": "de",
      "lang": "German",
      "sense": "of oral communication language",
      "word": "umgangssprachlich"
    },
    {
      "code": "de",
      "lang": "German",
      "sense": "of oral communication language",
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      "code": "el",
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      "roman": "koinolektikós",
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      "word": "κοινολεκτικός"
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      "code": "el",
      "lang": "Greek",
      "roman": "dimódis",
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      "word": "δημώδης"
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    {
      "code": "el",
      "lang": "Greek",
      "roman": "kathomiloúmenos",
      "sense": "of oral communication language",
      "word": "καθομιλούμενος"
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      "code": "grc",
      "lang": "Ancient Greek",
      "roman": "lektikós",
      "sense": "of oral communication language",
      "word": "λεκτικός"
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    {
      "code": "hu",
      "lang": "Hungarian",
      "sense": "of oral communication language",
      "word": "köznyelvi"
    },
    {
      "code": "hu",
      "lang": "Hungarian",
      "sense": "of oral communication language",
      "word": "társalgási"
    },
    {
      "code": "hu",
      "lang": "Hungarian",
      "sense": "of oral communication language",
      "word": "kötetlen"
    },
    {
      "code": "hu",
      "lang": "Hungarian",
      "sense": "of oral communication language",
      "word": "fesztelen"
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    {
      "code": "hu",
      "lang": "Hungarian",
      "sense": "of oral communication language",
      "word": "hétköznapi"
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      "code": "ia",
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      "sense": "of oral communication language",
      "word": "colloquial"
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      "alt": "こうごたい",
      "code": "ja",
      "lang": "Japanese",
      "roman": "kōgotai",
      "sense": "of oral communication language",
      "word": "口語体"
    },
    {
      "alt": "はなしことばの",
      "code": "ja",
      "lang": "Japanese",
      "roman": "hanashikotoba no",
      "sense": "of oral communication language",
      "word": "話し言葉の"
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    {
      "alt": "こうごの",
      "code": "ja",
      "lang": "Japanese",
      "roman": "kōgo no",
      "sense": "of oral communication language",
      "word": "口語の"
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      "code": "ko",
      "lang": "Korean",
      "roman": "gueo-ui",
      "sense": "of oral communication language",
      "word": "구어(口語)의"
    },
    {
      "code": "ko",
      "lang": "Korean",
      "roman": "gueoche-ui",
      "sense": "of oral communication language",
      "word": "구어체(口語體)의"
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      "sense": "of oral communication language",
      "word": "ëmgangssproochlech"
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      "sense": "of oral communication language",
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      "lang": "Norwegian",
      "sense": "of oral communication language",
      "word": "hverdagslig"
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      "sense": "of oral communication language",
      "word": "عامیانه"
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      "sense": "of oral communication language",
      "word": "kolokwialny"
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      "sense": "of oral communication language",
      "word": "potoczny"
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      "sense": "of oral communication language",
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      "lang": "Portuguese",
      "sense": "of oral communication language",
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      "sense": "of oral communication language",
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      "sense": "of oral communication language",
      "word": "hovorový"
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      "code": "sl",
      "lang": "Slovene",
      "sense": "of oral communication language",
      "word": "pogovorni"
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      "code": "es",
      "lang": "Spanish",
      "sense": "of oral communication language",
      "word": "coloquial"
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      "code": "es",
      "lang": "Spanish",
      "sense": "of oral communication language",
      "word": "familiar"
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      "lang": "Swedish",
      "sense": "of oral communication language",
      "word": "vardaglig"
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      "roman": "paa-sǎa-bpàak",
      "sense": "of oral communication language",
      "word": "ภาษาปาก"
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      "code": "th",
      "lang": "Thai",
      "sense": "of oral communication language",
      "word": "ซึ่งปาก"
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      "code": "uk",
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      "roman": "rozmóvnyj",
      "sense": "of oral communication language",
      "word": "розмо́вний"
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      "code": "uk",
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      "roman": "prostoríčnyj",
      "sense": "of oral communication language",
      "word": "просторі́чний"
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      "code": "vi",
      "lang": "Vietnamese",
      "sense": "of oral communication language",
      "word": "thông tục"
    },
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      "code": "vi",
      "lang": "Vietnamese",
      "sense": "of oral communication language",
      "word": "bình dân"
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}

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    "Terms with Persian translations",
    "Terms with Polish translations",
    "Terms with Portuguese translations",
    "Terms with Romanian translations",
    "Terms with Russian translations",
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    "Terms with Slovene translations",
    "Terms with Spanish translations",
    "Terms with Swedish translations",
    "Terms with Thai translations",
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