[ pan-af-ri-kuh-niz-uh m ]
/ ˈpænˈæf rɪ kəˌnɪz əm /
the idea or advocacy of a political alliance or union of all the African nations.
Where Did African American Vernacular English Come From?AAVE is unfairly stigmatized and sometimes labeled "bad English." But, the grammar is actually as complex as Standard American English (SAE), possibly even more so, and with different rules.
Related formsPan-Af·ri·can·ist, noun
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