Definitions starting with W

ID #2609

which part

[Car.; cf, also Krio uspat idem (Han-cock 1969:66); cf. Port. Cr. ke šitu (lit, what place) idem (Ivens Ferraz 1979:72); probably a calque: cf. Igbo olεε εbε (lit. interrogative particle + 'place') where? (Taylor 1977:171); cf.also Scots part place CSD, colloq. US these parts this region]

interg.: where? which way?; Which part he gone? I see were he run this way so don't lie to me (Nassau). cf. WHAT SIDE, WHICH SIDE

Tags: calque, interrogative

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Last update: 2010-11-08 00:01
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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