Definitions starting with W

ID #2593

what

/wa, va/ [Car.; also dial. in Brit. (Orton S5), US (ADD)] rel. pron. who, which, that: 1895 De boy met whole lot o' people swat de worrum did swallow (Edwards 72). 1918 Take dein va say, "Don't take me" (Parsons 19). 1936 Dat job whut y' aks muh fer (Dupuch 24). 1977 The baby boy what in Nassau now, he was home here. . and the rest what was alive was in Miami (Shilling 159). cf. WHERE (Black)

Tags: relative pronoun

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Last update: 2010-11-07 23:35
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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