'it

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A representation of the pronunciation of hit by a speaker whose dialect lacks the voiceless glottal fricative or transition (IPA(key): [h]). Not to be confused with hit, which is a dialectal variant of the pronoun it.

Noun[edit]

'it (plural 'its)

  1. Eye dialect spelling of hit (in the senses "punch", "kill", etc).

Verb[edit]

'it (third-person singular simple present 'its, present participle 'ittin', simple past and past participle 'it)

  1. Eye dialect spelling of hit (in the senses "punch", "kill", etc).