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Yuhheard

interjection compounding; other word formation type blending
usually a question that determines if an individual understood or listened to what a person was saying
 
: “Yuhheard” may be spelled differently depending on the person. However, it is said the same way. There is no correct spelling for “Yuhheard”. It is among urban societies – not limited to African Americans. It is mostly used at the end of a speech or statement and is a want for affirmation. A person who says “yuhheard” wants to make sure you have heard them correctly or understood what was being asked.
Etymology : The phrase may be a blending or compounding from the grammatically correct statement “Have you heard me”?. However, the term is always pronounced as one word.
Source : “Aye, yuhheard?. I’ve been talking all day and you better have listened to me”. Conversation with older sibling conducted over the phone. 9/10/19.
Last modified: 12 December 2019


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