Definitions

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  • adj. Eye dialect spelling of Spanish.

Etymologies

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Addition of e to the English word Spanish, in reference to the presence of many words beginning with "es" (IPA: es) in Spanish that are cognate to English words beginning with "s" (IPA: s), including español = Spanish.

Examples

  • Thomas Peterson sits 19th at 5.02 in the general classification. that you called Portuguese and Espanish always beggining with big P and E in tthe beggining!! here we use only for countries, not for peoples, "português, espanhol …" etc lol

    Podium Cafe

  • Megan Seely's Fight Like a Girl: How to Be a Fearless Feminist, H.G. Carrillo's Loosing My Espanish, Abram Shalom Himelstein and Jamie Schawer's Tales of a Punk Rock Nothing -- and there, on the fiction shelf, three of the legendary Ann Bannon's masterpieces: Odd Girl Out, Journey to a Woman, Beebo Brinker ...

    Thursday Night at Bluestockings: Min Jin Lee and Rebecca Wolff for WSQ: Women's Studies Quarterly

  • The ‘No Espeak Espanish’ Award for Poor Spanish Speaking Skills in a Movie -Victor RasukChe

    Latina.com Slams HEROES

  • The ‘No Espeak Espanish’ Award for Poor Spanish Speaking Skills on a TV Show -Michael Trevino90210

    Latina.com Slams HEROES

  • "self-esteam" (apologies to speakers of Espanish) on the surface of ".... a tempest in a tea pot," which is all there is to the entire "global" sitcom / soap-opera now nearing the pre-scripted end of its final "cliffhanger" episode.

    Truthdig: Drilling Beneath the Headlines

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