Definitions starting with T

ID #4986

tha's, da's

/das/ [Atlantic DJE, KED; cf. from Proto-Creole da or na parallel to Twi na idem (Holm 1980c:374), influenced by Eng. that's: US Black tha's contracts irregularly in the same way (Labov 1972a:116); cf. LE'S] highlighter. introduces and emphasizes noun phrases: 1918 Jack, das you? (Parsons 58). 1978 Da's you Curtis? (Smith 31).


Tags: emphasizer

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Last update: 2011-08-29 04:05
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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