African American English
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Definition of the noun african american english
What does african american english mean as a name of something?
- a nonstandard form of American English characteristically spoken by African Americans in the United States
- lexical domain: Communicative Processes - nouns denoting communicative processes and contents
- synonyms of African American English: AAVE / African American Vernacular English / Black English / Black English Vernacular / Black Vernacular / Black Vernacular English / Ebonics
- more generic terms: American / American English / American language = the English language as used in the United States
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The Rocky Mountain Region (2004)
by Rick Newby
African Americans One of the most widely studied varieties of American English, African American English is a variety that originated among the slave population centered in the southern United States in the eighteenth and nineteenth ...
African American English is a systematic,rule-governed linguistic system that is spokenby many,but not all,African Americans in the United States (Washington, 1996). It is estimated that at least 80% of African Americans speak some form of ...
by Jessie Carney Smith
See Social Activists Actors and Performers Adams, Yolanda Adoptions Aerosol Art Affirmative Action Africa and the African Diaspora African American English. See Black English African Americans ...
by James A. Banks
African American English) than the dominant standard ...
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