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Cumbrian Dialect / Glossary

United Kingdom [UK]

Source: GonMad Cumbrian Dictionary (www.gonmad.co.uk)

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  • Aa

  • Aas- (phrase. arz) I am.

  • Ackers- (noun. akkurz) money.

  • Any road- (phrase. enee rohd) Anyway.

  • Arl- 1.(adj.arl) Old.

  • Arl- 2.(phrase.arl) I will

  • Arrished- (verb. arrisht) Motivated or bothered.

  • Away- (phrase.a-way)Come on Hurry Up.

  • Bb

  • Badly- (adj. badlee) ill poorly.

  • Bairden- (noun. beyrdun) child offspring.

  • Bairn- (noun. beyrn) See bairden.

  • Bait- (noun. bayt) food particularly packed lunch.

  • Bar- (noun. bar) pound sterling.

  • Barie- (adj. bar-ree) good.

  • Bewer- (noun. byoowur) girl/girlfriend.

  • Border Crack and Deekabout- (noun. bordercrackendeeykabowt)

  • Bowk- (verb. bowk) to vomit

  • Boyo- (noun. boy-oh) brother.

  • Bust- 1.(verb. bust) To break or damage.

  • Bust- 2.(adj. bust) broken.

  • Cc

  • Cailo- (noun. kiylow) money.

  • Chaff- (verb. chaff) to steal

  • Charver- (noun. charver) boy or lad.

  • Chess- (noun. chess) Game of chess.

  • Chore- (verb. chor) To steal or pinch.

  • Choredy- (noun. chordy) Stolen items.

  • Chowy- noun. chowwee) Love bite.

  • Chuddy- (noun. chuddee) Chewing gum

  • Chull- (vulg. noun. chull) male member not of a club!

  • Chunder- (verb. chundur) to vomit

  • Claggy- (adj. claggee) dirty mucky

  • Clarty- (adj. clartee) dirty mucky

  • Clegg- (noun. clegg) horsefly.

  • Clemmies- (noun. pl. klemmeez) half brick sized stones or rocks.

  • Cleppets- (noun. pl. kleppurtz) testicles

  • Clout- (verb. klowt) To Hit or slap or punch.

  • Coddie- (noun. koddee) Stone or pebble.

  • Cordy- (vulg. noun. kordee) another male member also not of a club!

  • Cous- (noun. cuz) friend or mate.

  • Cowie- (pronoun. cow-wee) a thing

  • Cowies- (noun. cow-weez) Up-turned bicycle handle bars

  • Cowp- (verb. kowp) Fall

  • Crack- (noun. crak) gossip or news.

  • Cuddy- (noun. cuddee) donkey.

  • Cuddy splatter- (phrase. cuddee splattur) cow pat bovine excrement.

  • Dd

  • Deek- (verb. deek) To look.

  • Deekabout- (verb. deeykabowt) To look around.

  • Deeks- (noun. deeks) A viewing or look at.

  • Dial- (noun. diyal) face

  • Dike- (noun. diyk) hedge

  • Dish- (noun. dish) face

  • Divn't- (verb. divvunt) Don't

  • Divvy- (verb. divvee) Idiot

  • Donnat- (noun. donnert) Idiot fool.

  • Dook- (noun. dook) a swim.

  • Dookers- (pl. noun. dookerz) Swimming trunks

  • Dow- (pronoun. daw) the last of something.

  • Ee

  • Effort- (pronoun. effort) thing generally derogatory

  • Eh- (suffix. ay) Do you agree a general suffix

  • Ff

  • Feckless- (noun. fek-less) Useless of no worth


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