Definitions starting with K

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[cf. GOTTY got to; devoicing of /g/ to /k/ is supposed to be characteristic of speech on Harbour Island, a cay off Eleuthera] auxiliary v. must: 1936 We kotty 'ave a helection hif we kotty ko t' Nassau t' ket us a man (Dupuch 95). (Eleu)

Tags: auxiliary verb, noun

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Last update: 2010-11-01 00:41
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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