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Ebony(black) + Phonics = Ebonics, unlike what most white people think, izzle aint used alot in the hood, just cuz Snoop Dogg uses it it doesnt mean that its a part of the language.yeen goin down in tha streets n be hearin fo shizzle my nizzle, its jsut not heard, get ya shyt str8.
Ebonics

Guy1: Whats good homie
Guy2: aint nuthin mayn, bout to go move some weight, gotta keep my hustle up mayn
Guy1: Fosho, holla back at ya boy lata
Guy2: Sho'nuff
Guy1: 1
by R.... June 08, 2006
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Contrary to ignorant posts on this website, Ebonics is NOT mere slang. Rather it is a fully-formed, complex, rule-governed system of language that has specific rules for pronunciation, vocabulary, and word order, all of which operate as a complex grammatical system inherited, in part, from West African languages. Attempts to imitate the speech patterns by those who don’t understand the complexities of the grammatical system of Ebonics not only sound ridiculous but also result in usages that are downright linguistically incorrect and culturally demeaning.
Here are four grammatical rules in ebonics:

Habitual “be”: He be mean to me. (meaning: he is habitually mean to me.)
He mean to me. (meaning: he is being mean to me right now.)
She BEEN married. (stressed “been” meaning she’s been married a long time and still is.)
Multiple negative inversion: Can’t nobody beatem.
by ms. Marilyn May 01, 2008
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ebonics is the way of speaking used primarily by poor black people in the getto. saying that this style of speach is used by the ignorant is actually racist, as it is saying that black people are ignorant, (not true) based on their speech. all it is is new words to express your meaning and dismissing the speech as ignorant is an insult to an entire culture
frontin', wilin', f'sho, muhfucka, etc is an example of ebonics
by i wanna piss on you April 08, 2006
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A name made up by white people to describe the way certain uneducated people (of all races) speak.
Ebonics: I be goin to da store right thurr
by crissycris December 29, 2009
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Contrary to ignorant posts on this website, Ebonics is NOT mere slang. Rather it is a fully-formed, complex, rule-governed system of language that has specific rules for pronunciation, vocabulary, and word order, all of which operate as a complex grammatical system inherited, in part, from West African languages. Attempts to imitate the speech patterns by those who don’t understand the complexities of the grammatical system of Ebonics not only sound ridiculous but also result in usages that are downright linguistically incorrect and culturally demeaning.
Examples of rule-governed ebonics features:
Habitual “be”: He be mean to me. (meaning: he is habitually mean to me.)
He mean to me. (meaning: he is being mean to me right now.)
She BEEN married. (stressed “been” meaning she’s been married a long time and still is.)
Multiple negative inversion: Can’t nobody beatem.
by Ms. Marilyn April 22, 2008
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if you look up this word, you should not be speaking it in the first place.
by dan March 14, 2005
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The way us brothas be speakin'. Those white people be givin' every damn thing a name. ...pshh ebonics!
you want an example, what was i speakin up there!? nigerian!? playa that was ebonics.
by thatplaya February 23, 2010
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