African American Vernacular English (AAVE), also called African American English, Black English, Black Vernacular, or Black English Vernacular (BEV), is a type variety (dialect, ethnolect and sociolect) of the American English language. It is known colloquially as Ebonics (a portmanteau of "ebony" and "phonics"). With pronunciation that in some respects is common to Southern American English, the variety is spoken by many blacks in the United States. AAVE shares many characteristics with various Creole English dialects spoken by blacks in much of the world. AAVE also has pronunciation, grammatical structures, and vocabulary in common with various West African languages. Ebonics is not merely just the use of urban or "slang" words, but rather it is the manipulation and transformation of the English language (ie, In the sentence "I want to have sex with a chickenhead", a slang word is used, but the speaker is not using ebonics.)
"He workin'."- He is working (right now).

"He been hit dat from last week."- He has already had sex with that(her), since last week.

"I'm finna go get some chicken." I am (or possibly I am considering) going to get chicken.

"I aint doin' nuthin' fo'dat ho."- I am not going to do anything for that whorish woman.

"Don't be tellin' me dat I can't talk good cuz I speak ebonics."- Do not tell me that I am unable to speak well just because I speak ebonics.
At its most literal level, Ebonics simply means 'black speech' (a blend of the words ebony 'black' and phonics 'sounds'). The term was created in 1973 by a group of black scholars who disliked the negative connotations of terms like 'Nonstandard Negro English' that had been coined in the 1960s when the first modern large-scale linguistic studies of African American speech-communities began.

The fact is that most of the vocabulary of Ebonics is from English and that much of its pronunciation (e.g. pronouncing final 'th' as 'f') and grammar (e.g. double negatives, "I don't want none") could have come from the nonstandard dialects of English (WHITE!) indentured servants and other workers with whom African slaves interacted.

Southern Caucasian speech has been referred to as Whibonics (White Ebonics).

Just to emphasize its English origins, I'll point to the fact that most of the vocabulary of Ebonics is from English and that much of its pronunciation (e.g. pronouncing final th as f) and grammar (e.g. double negatives, "I don't want none") could have come from the nonstandard dialects of English indentured servants and other workers with whom African slaves interacted.
African American Ebonics:
Fo Sho (For Sure) / Wuddup or Wassup (What's Up), etc.

Caucasian Ebonics:
Get the Caah (Car) Boston / Who dat deah (Who's that There) / I like to had a heart attack (I likened to have had a heart attack), etc.
by H8IGNORANCE October 11, 2014
A dialect of the English language that is used by individuals that, have difficulty pronouncing certain words, and/or, form a sentence using shortened words with improper verbs. Typically used by low class people but with no relation to wealth. Not a slang.

Has a relation to poor education but leans more towards laziness, if educated. Can be viewed upon as a quick way of making a statement. Became popular in the late 70's and early 80's by poorly educated people that touted an "accept me for me" type attitude.
Christy and me is goin to da sto, you be want'n somin. Nah, I done ate already but let me aks Ricky.

Tanya could you please stop using ebonics.
by Schwinger March 10, 2006
The usage of ghetto slang via social networks (Facebook, Myspace, AOL, Yahoo, MSN, ect.)
Most often used by people who can write properly but choose not to.
Examples of E-Bonics could be described by using total improper spelling, overusage of capitalization or punctuation, replacing letters with numbers or characters, using confusing abbreviations and most infamously the pound symbol and a short quote.
Examples of E-Bonics:

"@y mAyn3 d15 1$H b3en b0th3r1n Me a1l day"

"WATCHU BEN ON"

"SMH #ohsodamndisappointed"
by YoduhTruffIsHurr December 21, 2011
Ghetto and black.
"Dude, that chick is so ebonic!"
"I know, I can see her weave tracks."
by EbonicDude September 29, 2011
A form of mental retardation characterised by inability to grasp the basics of human language.
Ebonicised person: "Fo shizzle dawg, ho be shakin thad ass."

Normal black person: "No, don't stare, Leroy. It's not their fault they can't conjugate verbs. It's the ebonics, dear."
by Pipe Downn August 08, 2009
A very primative and unbased dialect of the North American Street Ape. The Street Ape, similar to Parrots, are able to mimic the English language spoken by humans. It's impossibe that an animal such as the Street Ape could learn English in such a manner as to understand it and speak it properly, they simply lack the intelligence. But through years exposure, the Street Ape has been able to mimic these sounds, and when combined with their basic dialect of grunts, groans, shreiks, and howls, you get what is referred to as "Ebonics".

Back in the pre-1860's, when the Street Ape population was controlled properly, there were very little instances of violence against humans. Sadly, it was only up until this time period that the Street Apes were actually useful for something. Today, like the feral pig is decimating the unpopulated environment in Australia, the Street Ape is decimating and destroying every large urban setting in the US. The Street Ape has had almost no impact on rural America, because the government feeding stations for the Street Ape are almost exclusively located in inner cities.

It's blatantly obvious that the Street Ape population needs to be controlled, and the species definatly should not be allowed to continue to roam freely amongst humans. The Street Apes should be kept in zoos and in research facilities where they can possibly once again be useful to humans.
The North American Street Ape then proceeded to steal the human females purse, rape her, then go purchase some crack cocaine. While raping the human, the Street Ape howled "Ooo-Wah-Ah-Ah!" in ebonics.
by Bootlips McGee May 17, 2012
The result of Uneducated, Ignorant mothers, Giving birth to bastardly children, being raised by on welfare, And alcohol.
Shiniqa yells to her 5year old son, Tyrone, "Get yo ass ova here mofo," Where my belt at? Ebonics Is Ignorance YO
by Yard Bird in your mofo yard February 13, 2010

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