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  1. a nonstandard form of American English characteristically spoken by African Americans in the United States


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Google previewA Black Classroom Culture: Student Code-switching in an Inner City Secondary School (2007)

Though SAE is needed in the education classroom it is well documented that AAVE is a cultural value among the African American community and as discussed thus far, a very relevant and pressing reality among blacks. This issue is pressing ...

Google previewThe Companion to Southern Literature (2002)

Themes, Genres, Places, People, Movements, and Motifs by Joseph M. Flora, Lucinda Hardwick MacKethan, Todd W. Taylor

AAVE is a linguistic system...

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of African Cultural Heritage in North America (2015)

by Mwalimu J. Shujaa, Kenya J. Shujaa

AAVE is a distinct style and form of speech that can be heard in most African American communities . It is distinguishable from Standard English or mainstream English in many ways, ...

Google previewPrinciples of Linguistic Change, Cognitive and Cultural Factors (2011)

by William Labov

and phonological features that may be called “African—American English,” the specific dialect designated AAVE refers to the geographically uniform grammar found in low-income areas of high residential segregation. Baugh (1983) defines ...

Google previewMulticultural America (2013)

A Multimedia Encyclopedia by Carlos E. Cortés

African American Vernacular English: AAVE is an African American variety of American English. It is also called African American English, black English, black vernacular, black English vernacular, or black vernacular English. The term ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Linguistics (2013)

by Philipp Strazny

AAVE is the dialect of English spoken by African Americans living in the 'inner city '—the ghetto—of large urban centers such as New York, Philadelphia, Chicago, Detroit, and Los Angeles. The sociolinguist William Labov, in pioneering ...

Google previewConcise Encyclopedia of Languages of the World (2010)

a large but unknown proportion speaks AAVE. The distribution and functions of AAE are generally obscured by stigmatization and misrepresentations, principally : ...

Google previewThe New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture (2014)

Volume 5: Language by Michael Montgomery, Ellen Johnson

Most linguistic research, however, focuses on African American Vernacular English (aave), the variety spoken by many working- and lower-class African Americans, especially in the inner cities of large urban areas. In fact, over the last half ...

Google previewThe MIT Encyclopedia of Communication Disorders (2004)

by Raymond D. Kent, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Identifying atypical AAVE speakers can be difficult, especially if known causes of disordered speech hearing loss, brain damage, and so on—are absent, as is often the case. Clinicians must know a lot about the dialect to defend a diagnosis.

Google previewA Dictionary of Rhyming Slang (2013)

by Julian Franklyn

aave. aer. first o« May!« aI«ll. aave.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Identity (2010)

by Ronald L. Jackson II

and its unique African American Vernacular English (AAVE) intonation, address systems, rhetorical features, discourse ...

Google previewThe Greenwood Dictionary of Education (2011)

Second Edition by John W. Collins, Nancy Patricia O'Brien

African American English/ African American Vernacular English (AAE/ AAVE) Although AAE is the term more common used today, AAVE is still an acceptable term. These acronyms refer to the ...

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Scrabble value of A1A1V4E1

The value of this 4-letter word is 7 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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