eye dialect
Noun

eye dialect

  1. (uncountable) Nonstandard spellings which, although they indicate a standard pronunciation, are deliberately substituted for the standard spellings, often to indicate that a speaker's regular use of language is nonstandard or dialectal.
  2. (countable) A set of such nonstandard spellings, collectively used to reflect a certain form of speech.
Translations
  • Portuguese: erro intencional
  • Russian: зри́тельный диале́кт
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