How do you say hello in Yorkshire?

How do you say hello in Yorkshire?

The dialect can be a little confusing to a fresh set of ears, so here’s a small guide to understanding Yorkshire slang.

  1. Yarkshar – Yorkshire.
  2. ‘Ow Do – Hello.
  3. Nah Then – Hello.
  4. ‘Ey Up – Hello.
  5. Ta – Thanks.
  6. Ta’ra – Goodbye.
  7. Si’thi’ – Goodbye.
  8. T’ – To.

What does Allus mean in Yorkshire?


Yorkshire term Definition
allus always
‘appen maybe, possibly e.g. “I’ll ‘appen that’s it” for “that’s possibly true”
aye yes

How do you say it’s cold in Yorkshire?

Parky – meaning cold.

What does UD mean in Yorkshire?

Note for table: ‘UD’ stands for Urban District, ‘RD’ stands for Rural District, ‘MB’ stands for Municipal Borough, ‘Met. B’ stands for Metropolitan Borough and ‘CB’ stands for County Borough.

Do they say aye in Yorkshire?

It means ‘perhaps’ or ‘possibly’ and is often preceded by ‘Aye'(yes) as in ‘Aye, ‘appen’. Other useful Yorkshire phrases include ‘Appen that’s it’ (that’s possibly true) and ‘Appen as not an maybe’ (you’re probably right).

What does E by gum mean?

exclamation. (also ee by gum) Northern English. Used to express a range of emotions, such as surprise or delight, or for emphasis.

What is a Yorkshire accent called?

The Yorkshire dialect (also known as Broad Yorkshire, Tyke, Yorkie or Yorkshire English) is a dialect, or continuum of dialects, spoken in the Yorkshire region of Northern England.

What is a dip Yorkshire?

1) In a coal-mine the ‘dip’ was the downward slope of the vein or stratum, contrasted with the ‘rise’. Both terms were used in a statement about a new pit in Shibden: 1713 From the old pitt eye towards the Soft Bed coals on the rise side is 6 score and 4 yards. All the rest is on the dipp side.

Why don’t they say the in Yorkshire?

“The” gets shortened to “t,’” as in “I’m going to’t’pub,” instead of “I’m going to the pub.” We also don’t fully pronounce it, as it becomes a glottal stop, so it’s almost the intention of the sound rather than a fully enunciated one.

What does put wood in hole mean?

What’s the origin of the phrase ‘Put the wood in the hole’? This is a colloquial North of England expression of uncertain origin and date. The ‘wood’ is the door and the expression is usually used when someone leaves a door open and lets in cold air to a warm room.

What does Aye up mean?

New Word Suggestion. British slang for A greeting, hello.

What is the Yorkshire Dialect Dictionary?

The dictionary collects together more than 4,000 Yorkshire terms and is the life-long work of historian Dr George Redmonds, who died aged 82 in August 2018. The Yorkshire dialect dictionary is a fascinating insight into not only the changing vocabulary but also the culture, history and people of the region.

What words in Huddersfield are pronounced with [ɒ]?

In parts of the West Riding, none, one, once, nothing, tongue, among (st) are pronounced with [ɒ] rather than [ʊ] A shibboleth for a traditional Huddersfield accent is the word love as [lɒv], pronounced to rhyme with “of”. Words such as late, face, say, game are pronounced with a monophthong [eː] or

Is there such a thing as Yorkshire slang?

The Yorkshire tongue is far more subtle than that. Yorkshire is more than just an accent and dialect and there isn’t really such a thing as “Yorkshire Slang”. Our dialect has historical roots going back to the Viking Invasion of Britain and is the basis for quite a lot of Modern English.

Where can I find the Yorkshire Historical Dictionary?

The Yorkshire Historical Dictionary has recently been published online by the University of York. The dictionary collects together more than 4,000 Yorkshire terms and is the life-long work of historian Dr George Redmonds, who died aged 82 in August 2018.