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Eish, but is it English?

Rajend Mesthrie

Eish, but is it English?

celebrating the South African variety

by Rajend Mesthrie

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Published by Zebra Press in Cape Town .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language,
  • Variation

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 153-154).

    StatementRajend Mesthrie with Jeanne Hromnik
    ContributionsHromnik, Jeanne
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE3451 .M468 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 154 p. ;
    Number of Pages154
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25341581M
    ISBN 101770221522, 1770223924, 1770223932
    ISBN 109781770221529, 9781770221789, 9781770223929, 9781770223936
    LC Control Number2012387239
    OCLC/WorldCa754724561

    Shopping Made Fun. Join over million others that have made their shopping more smart, fun, and rewarding. What is eish? (definition will probably be updated throughout service, but here is a gist) Eish (pronounced Eye-Sh or Eh-eesh) is an colloquial exclamation in South African slang (derived from Xhosa originally) with uses as diverse as the Rainbow Nation itself. It can indicate surprise, awe, shock, exasperation, excitement, or resignation (it is out of Missing: book.

    Eish definition at , a free online dictionary with pronunciation, synonyms and translation. Look it up now!Missing: book. What does eish mean? eish is defined by the lexicographers at Oxford Dictionaries as Used to express a range of emotions, such as surprise, annoyance, or resignation.

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He has published in the field of Sociolinguistics, with special reference to language contact and variation in South Africa. His most recent publication is World Englishes (with Rakesh Bhatt, CUP ).

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