Definitions starting with O

ID #2728

other

/óda/ [cf. NEXTother, plus hypercorrection; cf. Haitian lót idem HCEFD] adj. (in a series) next: One is gumelemi bark, the other one is five-finger, the other one the love vine, then the other one name spoon wood (Acklins).

otherelse /óda els/ [W Car.; "cf. OED othersome" DM] adj. other.. .besides: You want any other thing else? (Nassau). (Black) other rest /Oda res/ [Car.; also Gul. (Gonzales 1922:316); from a blending of the others + the rest]

n. remainder: Put dese pertikler hawgs. . . wid d' odder res' (Dupuch 11). She think she better than the other rest of the people (Eleu.). (Black)

the other day [Atlantic (Hancock 1969:67)] phr. recently (can apply to an event which took place several years ago). (Nassau, White)

Tags: adjective, blending, hypercorrection, noun, phrase

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Last update: 2012-10-25 22:10
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.2

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