2. One of the subordinate forms or varieties of a language arising from local peculiarities of vocabulary, pronunciation, and idiom.
3. Any form of speech considered a deviation from real or imaginary standard speech.
In relation to modern languages, usually specifically, a variety of speech differing from the standard or literary language; a provincial method of speech; such as, in speakers of dialect.
Also in a wider sense applied to a particular language in its relation to the family of languages to which it belongs.
my-sumbuluko, mu-simbuluko (Monday)
bwa bili, u bwa bili, bu ti bili (Tuesday)
bwa tatu, u bwa tatu, bu ti tatu (Wednesday)
bwa ne, buti banda (Thursday)
bwa sanu, u bwa sanu, bu ti musanu (Friday)
mu-jibelo, bu-tabula kamwi (Saturday)
Bantu-Botatwe dialect is thought to be the "most archaic of the Bantu languages".
Mulume, Mulumi (February)
Muyoba, Muyobo (March)
Mukubwe-kaangala, Cisangule (April)
Kaanda-kanini, Inkomboola-bulezi (May)
Ganda-pati, Ivwivivi-pati (June)
Kunkumuna-masamu, Kazyala-konze (July)
Itwi, Katwe-kacela (August)
Ivwivwi, Katu (September)
Ka-vwmbi-kanini, Kazyumbi-kanini (October)
Ivumbi-pati, Izyumbi pati (November)
Nalupale, Simwenje (December)