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-speaking

[ˈspiːkɪŋ] ADJ (ending in compounds) English-speakingde habla inglesa, anglohablante
French-speakingde habla francés, francoparlante
Spanish-speaking peoplelos hispanohablantes, los de habla española or (esp LAm) castellana

-speaking

[-ˌspiːkɪŋ] suffix-phone
English-speaking → anglophone
English-speaking people → les anglophones
French-speaking → francophone
French-speaking people → les francophones
Spanish-speaking → hispanophone
Italian-speaking people → les italophones
Portuguese-speaking → lusophone

-speaking

adj suf-sprechend; (with native language also) → -sprachig; English-speakingEnglisch sprechend, englischsprachig
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While Harper, like many other nineteenth-century authors, represented dialect- and "standard"-speaking black characters for a variety of rhetorical reasons, the majority of these representations reflect and in turn contribute to a cultural conception--held by both whites and blacks--that the broad dialectical differences within black speech signal broad social differences.
As Harriet, the dialect speaking grand/mother, joins with her "standard"-speaking offspring, their voices intersect in a general, joyful noise.
This desire for education aligns Tom with the novel's "standard"-speaking, lighter-skinned characters, even as his dialect-speaking, dark-skinned, subaltern status perpetually holds hi m beneath Robert and Iola.