How do Irish people pronounce three?
Originally Answered: Why do Irish say tree instead of three? Because the phonology of the Irish language does not distinguish between t and th. The Irish t is pronounced as a stop like the English t (not as a fricative, as the English th), but it is a dental sound like the English th. Firstly not all of us do.
What is the plural of you in Irish?
tú – you. sé – he. sí – she. muid – we. sibh – you (plural)
Why do Irish people say yous?
Here’s a long entry from Terence Patrick Dolan’s Dictionary of Hiberno-English: YOUS, also YIZ, plural of ‘you. ‘ From the time large numbers of Irish people became exposed to English, in the late 16th century and onwards, the ‘you’ form was therefore the normal form of address to a single person.
What does youse mean?
: you —usually used in addressing two or more persons or sometimes one person as representing also another or others the two of youse— J. M. Syngethe rest of youse— J. A. Hetherington.
Is youse a slang word?
So youse (or yous) is simply a regular “add an ‘s’” plural, y’all is a contraction of the phrase you all, and yinz appears to be a contraction of you ones. In some places the phrasal you(s) guys is used, and in Kriol, an Aboriginal language of the Northern Territory, the plural yumob comes from you mob.
What can I say instead of yous?
What is another word for yous?
|you gals||you guys|
How do British people say y all?
The British equivalent of “y’all” is “youse”.
Do they say Y all in UK?
“Yous” is a dialect variation. No British people use “y’all”.
Do British say yall?
No, Y’all as a plural-only second person pronoun doesn’t have a British English version, and in British English you can’t distinguish between singular you and plural you.
Do people still say y all?
United States People who move to the South from other regions often adopt the usage, even when other regional usages are not adopted. Overall, the use of y’all has been increasing in the United States, both within and outside the southern United States.