North East Dialect : A Dictionary of, Paperback / softback Book

North East Dialect : A Dictionary of Paperback / softback


Abackabeyont, bait-poke, cracket, drucken, etten, fettle, guissie pigs, hoy, inbye, jowl, kist, lonnin, marra, nyen, plote, queen-cat, reckling, skinch, tew, upcast, vine, willok, yem, zookers!

If you enjoy finding out about dialect words how and where and when they were used and where they came from we think this is the best guide yet to help you explore the world of North East dialect.

Bill Griffiths has made good use of his PhD in Old English to help record, research and explain the special Features of this dialect, which is as old as the Anglo-Saxons and Vikings, and as fresh as the stottie-cake in your local bakers.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 192 pages
  • Publisher: McNidder & Grace
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  • Category: Language: history & general works
  • ISBN: 9781904794400



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