Toddler Dictionary (page 1)

This is the dialect of one particular English-speaking toddler (she's 2 next week!) This won't apply exactly to every toddler out there but maybe it will give someone a head start.

Ima: (AYE-MAH) v.
1.I want. Usage:"Ima sausages, Ima yoghurt juice, I'm a spicy bit."
2.I'm going to, or I already did X. (Similar to Hiberno English "I'm after.") Usage:"Ima outside. Ima work." Beware of phrases such as "Ima wee", there is no verb tense specified in this usage. The action could be some time in the near future, but is more likely to be sometime in the recent past.

Some words follow patterns which may be common across toddler dialects:
Aminal: n Animal.
Efalant: n Elephant.
Pliget: n Piglet.
BleadWoll: n Bread roll.

Others make sense if you think like a toddler:
Stepschool: n A platform which can be placed next to the window to view the boys and girls in the schoolyard across the street.
Castle: n. Any large building.
Bee: n. Any insect or insect-like particle.
Spot: n. Any particle that isn't a bee. Everything from fluff on a carpet to bits of paper or crayon fragments on the floor.
Slide: (prounounced pleadingly, often weepingly emphasizing very very long vowels -- Slaaiiiyeeeeeeed.) One of her first words, it referred specifically to a slide in the castle playground.
Biz: Place where business takes place. When mommy or daddy are working, she says "Ima work", when mommy or daddy are buzy, she says "Ima biz."
Spilding: In her words, this is the purpose of a cup of milk. Me: "It's for drinking." Her: "No it's for spilding." (Wry smile)

But other words of the Toddler's language seem to follow no obvious pattern.
Oshkosh: n. mustard.
Wie gehts: n. Fence around schoolyard.
Queue: n. Bouncy castle.

And often she'll surprise us with words we didn't know until we moved here.
Estuary: Brackish tidal body of water. She also knows "Beside the estuary", in the national language of her birthplace.
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