Example sentences for: aave

How can you use “aave” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The very first question, about speakers of AAVE (African-American Vernacular English, the scholarly term for the dialect popularly referred to as "ebonics") being unable to do math because their language can't handle it, is tied into the biggest questions linguists face.

  • Likewise, the use of "be" in AAVE is what linguists called an "aspect marker," indicating that the action is habitual: The sentence "He be workin' " means "He habitually works"--i.e.

  • So even if it were true that AAVE or Brooklynese had fewer words than some other variety, it wouldn't mean that speakers of AAVE or Brooklynese are incapable of expressing certain thoughts.

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