Last modified on 23 May 2014, at 20:16

'e'll

See also: ell and ELL

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

A representation of the pronunciation of he’ll by a speaker whose dialect lacks the voiceless glottal fricative or transition (IPA(key): [h]).

ContractionEdit

’e’ll

  1. Eye dialect spelling of he’ll.
    • 1998, David Griffiths, Please Be Gentle: A Conjectural Evaluation of the Masked Performance of the Comedia Dell’Arte, p. 78:
      I know it’s cos ’es new when we’ve got ’im trained ’e’ll be as good as gold like me know ’is place jump when ’es asked no ’olding ’im like a frog ’e’ll be jump jump jump...