noo

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old English .

Adverb[edit]

noo (not comparable)

  1. (Geordie) now

References[edit]

  • Newcastle 1970s, Scott Dobson and Dick Irwin, [1]
  • A List of words and phrases in everyday use by the natives of Hetton-le-Hole in the County of Durham, F.M.T.Palgrave, English Dialect Society vol.74, 1896, [2]
  • Todd's Geordie Words and Phrases, George Todd, Newcastle, 1977[3]
  • A Dictionary of North East Dialect, Bill Griffiths, 2005, Northumbria University Press, ISBN 1904794165

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Scots[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old English .

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

noo (not comparable)

  1. now
  2. (definite) just now, right now
    • 2006, Cecilia Grainger, Bruised Blue:
      Thurs something noh richt here…Zeb widnae jist up an leave athoot telling me…NAW he’ll be here the noo and send you raggle taggle bunch oan yur wae…aye yull be telt ti follow his commands or CLEAR OFF THIS LAND…!
    • 2008, James Kelman, Kieron Smith, Boy, Penguin 2009, p. 406:
      She is in 3rd year, she does no want you, you are no even thirteen.
      So? I nearly am.
      Aye but ye are no the now.