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this side, that side

/dís sayd/, that side /dat sayd/ [Pan-Creole; cf. Haitian cotéci ici (cf. Fr. côté  side) (Faine 1974); cf. Yoruba égbé ibi (lit. side this) here, égbé tbę yęn (lit. side that) there (Oyedeji p.c.); cf. SIDE] phr. here; there (respectively): 1895 You go dat side, an’ le’ me go dis side (Edwards 74). Me neither you bin dis side (Andros).

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Last update: 2011-09-03 19:39
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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