what say

what say
South African Slang
alternative for "Whakind" in the greeting-sense. English-speakers use the first and second forms; Afrikaans-speakers the third.

English dialects glossary. 2013.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • what-say — phr An expression of greeting. What say, man? Long time, no see. 1980s …   Historical dictionary of American slang

  • what-say — (Slang) greeting expression ( What say, dude, long time no see ) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • what say - ? — used to make a suggestion what say we take a break? …   Useful english dictionary

  • say — say1 [ seı ] (3rd person singular says [ sez ] ; past tense and past participle said [ sed ] ) verb *** ▸ 1 express something using words ▸ 2 have opinion ▸ 3 mean something ▸ 4 give information/orders ▸ 5 show what someone/something is like ▸ 6… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Say It Right — Infobox Single Name = Say It Right Artist = Nelly Furtado from Album = Loose Lower caption = Australian cover B side = What I Wanted Released = October 31, 2006 (U.S. radio) December 2, 2006 (Australia) March 2, 2007 (Germany) March 5, 2007 (UK… …   Wikipedia

  • say — [c]/seɪ / (say say) verb (says /sɛz/ (say sez), said /sɛd/ (say sed), saying) –verb (t) 1. to utter or pronounce; speak. 2. to express in words; state; declare. 3. to state as an opinion, or with assurance. 4. to recite or repeat: to say one s… …   Australian English dictionary

  • what — /wɒt / (say wot) pronoun (interrogative) 1. (used to ask for the specifying of some impersonal thing): what is your name? what did he do? 2. (used to inquire as to the nature, character, class, origin, etc., of a thing or person): what is that… …   Australian English dictionary

  • What’d I Say — «What’d I Say» Сингл Рэя Чарльза из альбома What’d I Say …   Википедия

  • What'd I Say — «What d I Say» Sencillo de Ray Charles del álbum What d I Say Lado B What d I Say (parte 2) Formato 7 a 45 RPM Grabación 18 de febrero de 1959 …   Wikipedia Español

  • Say It Right — Single par Nelly Furtado extrait de l’album Loose Face A Say It Right (3:35) Face B What I Wanted (3:54) Sortie 31 octobre 2006 (voir historique de sortie) …   Wikipédia en Français

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.