Appendix:Geordie English

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This is an alphabetical appendix (a lexicon of sorts) of words used in the Geordie variation of Northumbrian English language.

Suffixes[edit]

-a
-in

A[edit]

a
aa
aa warnd
aa'd
aabut
aad
aad fashint
aad wife
aaful
aakwaad
aal, aall
aan
abacka beyont
ableeze
adit
ae
afeard
agyen
ahad
ahint
aller
amang
amain
argie
arse
assay
atwix
ax
aye
aye man - inter
ayont

B[edit]

baad
baal, baall
back end
back-shift
back-side
backside
bad
badly liked
badly off
bad man's oatmeal
bad weather geordy
baff
bagie
bairn
baist
bait
bait can
bait poke
bamp
bamps
bang
bank
banked up
banksman
banky
bannock
banty
bap
bargie
bark
barley
barney
barra
barra boy
barras
barry
bash
bashin crop
baste
bat
batter
bay
beak
beck
billy
boiley
bonnie
bonny
bowk
broon
Broon
Broonale
bubble
burn
burr

C[edit]

cadge, cadges, cadgin, cadged
canny
charva
charver
charvette
chor, chors, chorrin, chorred
chuffed
clacka
clacka bags
clart, clarts
clem
clip
Codhead
cush
cushat
cushdie
cushdy

D[edit]

daint
dappa
dee
deek
deeked
deekied
deekies
deekin
deeks
deeky
deekyin
dickies
divint
doilem
doilems
dorty
dottle
dunch
dunched
dunches
dunchin

F[edit]

farm yakkor - noun
fash - noun - verb
fettle - noun - verb
fishwife - noun
forkytail - noun

G[edit]

gadgie - noun
gan, gans, gannin, gann
gaup
geet - adj
Geordie
gett
glaik, glaiks
grandbairn
greet

H[edit]

haad
hacky
hacky dorty
hadaway
heor
hinny
hintend
hippins
hjem
hockle
hoo
hoo man
Hoppins
hor - pronoun
hound
howay
hoy, hoys, hoyin, hoyed
huckle, huckles
hummin
hyem

J[edit]

Jarra

K[edit]

kanny
ken
ket, kets
knaa

L[edit]

lad - noun
larn
lass, lasses, lassie
leathery jacket
lenns
liftin adj
lonnen noun
lop - noun
lug - noun

M[edit]

Mackem - noun
Makem - noun
marra - noun
meth - noun
Monkey Hanger noun
muckle - adj
mutha - noun
myek - verb

N[edit]

na
naa
nee
nee way
nen
netty
nits
noot
nowt
nyem

O[edit]

ower
owt

P[edit]

paralitic, paralytic
pet
pissin like a race horse
pit-yacker
pitmatic
plodge
polis

R[edit]

radge, radges
radgepacket - noun
radgie - noun
radgie gadgie - noun
ralphie - noun
reek, reekin

S[edit]

Sand Dancer - noun
Sand-Dancer - noun
Sandancer - noun
Sandy - noun
scran - noun
scrawn
shan
shite, shites
shy bairns get noot, shy bairns get nowt
Smoggy, Smoggies
sneck - noun
spelk - noun
spuggy - noun
spuggies - noun
stinka - noun
stot - verb
stots - verb form
stottin - verb form
stotted - verb form
stottie - noun
stottie cake - noun
stotties - noun
stotty - noun
stotty cake - noun

T[edit]

tab - noun
tabs - noun
tatties - noun
tatty - noun
telt
toon - noun
Toon - noun
toucha - noun
toucher - noun
twoc
tyek - verb

W[edit]

we aye - inter
we aye man - inter
whisht - inter
wi
wife - noun
wooley back - noun
wor
wor kid
wor lass
wye aye - inter
wye aye man - inter

Y[edit]

yap
ye
yee
yem
yer

References[edit]

The New Geordie Dictionary, Frank Graham, 1987, ISBN 0946928118 Northumberland Words, English Dialect Society, R. Oliver Heslop, 1893–4[1] Todd's Geordie Words and Phrases, George Todd, Newcastle, 1977[2]