Derivative of "another" usually used when someone says "that's a whole nother issue" or something along those lines. The correct way to say it is "a whole other issue". "Another" translates to "an other", but people mistakenly believe it translates to "a nother". When you put a word like "whole" in-between "an other" the "an" changes to an "a" because "whole" starts with a consonant instead of a vowel.
That's a whole nother issue
An accidental word that comes out when your tongue is unsure if it wants 'other' or 'another'
That's a whole nother story
1)Shortened version of the word "another
It actuality is a shortened version of "another" - which is used by many people, even those who practice using grammatical
correctness. It occurs naturally when the person is speaking too fast, and the sound of the letter "a" comes across as: an out going breath of air, or at a much lower octave
than usual; therefore sounding absent. To write, "nother" rather than "another" is actual a "written vocalization
" to emphasize haste
, or pertinence
, which otherwise, needs an entire phrase or sentence to drive the point home.
However, the colloquial
frequency of the usage of "nother" slowly got carried into a variety of word groupings.
As the letter "a" is phonetically
an out going breath at a certain octave, a rapid speech makes the "a" inaudible
as anything except for the breath. (likewise the letter e is an incoming breath at a different octave).
It most frequently is found at the beginning of a sentence or directly after the word "And" as the second word o...
additional, extra, supplemental
Kara is very happy, because she won't have to take a whole nother semester of geology and because she loves Cody.
A combination of no + other. Not to be confused with 'nother, a short form of another.
Pete: Yo check out that fly honey.
Jeremy: Ya man she is like nother.
A texan bastardization of "another". Used in context with "a whole..." when "other" would sound dumb.
1337 f0015 speak a whole nother language. Move 'zig'.
when you have the perfect thing to
say, when its just too late.
...then i came up with the perfect nother, but he was gone