Definitions starting with S

ID #5341

seen, scene

[cf. Jamaican Rastafarian talk "Seen for assent or seen? for question are commonplace in any youth talk" (Pollard 1979:9); from see plus nasalization] intj. Do you understand? I understand (according to intonation): 1976 I'm down. Scene rasta? (King 25,26). (youth slang). (Black)

Tags: interjection, nasalization, youth slang

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Last update: 2011-08-09 04:45
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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