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A glossary of words used in the dialect of Cheshire

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Published by Hamilton, Adams, and co.; [etc., etc.] in London .
Written in English

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  • English language -- Dialects -- England -- Cheshire

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    ContributionsWilbraham, Roger.
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    Open LibraryOL14009910M
    LC Control Number43021284

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The dialect has existed for centuries, distinct from standard English; Sir Gawain and the Green Knight and the other works of the 14th-century Gawain poet are written in this dialect, as is the religious poem St.

Erkenwald, which dates from the late fourteenth or early fifteenth century. [2] [3] Cheshire author Alan Garner states "Of course [the Cheshire dialect] has changed, as all. Glossary Words Dialect Cheshire Leigh Etymology Language Word Origin Book £ Julia Donaldson Picture Book Collection 10 Books Set NEW.

£ + P&P. AN ATTEMPT AT A GLOSSARY OF SOME WORDS USED IN CHESHIRE COMMUNICATED TO THE SOCIETY OF ANTIQUARIES BY ROGER WILBRAHAM IN A LETTER TO SAMUEL LYSONS. [2] [3] Cheshire author Alan Garner states "Of course [the Cheshire dialect] has changed, as all living language changes, since the time of the Gawain poet.

But when I read sections of the poem aloud to my father, he knew, and used, more than 90% of the vocabulary; and the phonetics of the vowels have scarcely changed.".

Title: A Glossary of the Dorset Dialect: With a Grammar of Its Word Shapening and Word Item Condition: New. Binding: Paperback Language: english.

Book Details. Books will be free of page Rating: % positive. Page 46 - Is 6d The aim of the translator has been to give the meaning and idiom of the Greek as far as possible in English words.

The book is printed in paragraphs (the verses of the authorised version are numbered in the margins) the speeches by inverted commas, and the quotations from the " Old Testament " in italics, those passages which seem to be poetry in a smaller type. Dialect and Other Poems, with Glossary of the Local Words [Ben Preston] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

About the Book Titles that are drama anthologies are collections of drama works chosen by the compiler. They may be a collection of plays by different playwrights. Also in this Book Collections of Essays are anthologies that have been compiled in order to demonstrate the.

Dialect: The particular manner of speech of a group of people. This includes accent (the way a person pronounces words), as well as grammatical features and word usage. Dialect levelling: When dialects within a country, region or demographic become more similar to one another.

Examples of this include the spread of General American in the. A glossary of words used in the County of Wiltshire - G. Dartnell () A glossary of words used in the dialect of Cheshire - E. Leigh () A glossary of words used in the neighbourhood of Sheffield, including a selection of local names, and some notices of folklore, games and customs.

Published for the English Dialect Society by Trubner & Co., Ludgate Hill, London A glossary of words used in the neighbourhood of Sheffield including a selection of local names, and some notices of folklore games, and customs Sidney Oldall Addy amplifier 1 a person or thing that amplifies 2 Electronics a device, especially one with electron tubes or semiconductors, used to increase the strength of an electric signal.

booze-hound [Slang] a drunk. buckskin a yellowish-gray horse. chessy cat [Slang] Cheshire cat, a proverbial grinning cat from Cheshire, England, especially one described in Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in. Location of Cheshire within England.

The Cheshire dialect is an English dialect spoken in the county of Cheshire in North West has similarities with the dialects of the surrounding counties of Merseyside, Greater Manchester, Staffordshire, Shropshire, and Derbyshire. [1] [vague] Contents. History; Characteristics and usage.

'The list of words used in the mountainous parts of Yorkshire, near Westmorland, communicated by Dr. Willson to the Society of Antiquaries, and published by them in the 17th volume of the Archæologia. 'The Glossary to Collier's View of the Dialect of Lancashire.

Glossary of Lancashire dialect. George Hull. used in dialect for was, arthurian book border morris Britannia castle cathedral church clog crime culture custom folklore George Stephenson Goblin Builders history Lancashire legend Liverpool Locomotive Merlin morris dancing Morris Ring music myth Novelty Perseverence poem Railway.

Ah been feelin' dat somethin' set for still-bait In other words, she is saying that she's feeling like she's the target of the community disapproval, like a bait on a hook that can't move or wriggle as a worm might do.

Ah done cut a hawg I've made a mistake. Tea Cake thinks that perhaps he has said something he shouldn't have said. Ah knowed you would going tuh crawl up dat holler In other. A Glossary of Words and Phrases Used in S. Worcestershire [Salisbury, Jesse] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

A Glossary of Words and Phrases Used in S. Worcestershire. Tongue-twisting Cheshire dialect Old Cheshire dialect is nothing short of fascinating and to the uninitiated it must be as decipherable as Chinese, or Double Dutch. Here are just a few examples of words and phrases which me might still hear amongst Cheshire diehards: There’s the story of the old Cheshire woman who, years ago, was.

A Glossary of Words used in the Country of Wiltshire, by E. Goddard and George Edward Dartnell (Gutenberg ebook) Filed under: English language -- Dialects -- England -- Yorkshire Yorkshire Dialect Poems () and Traditional Poems, ed. by F. Moorman (Gutenberg text). Selected glossary of Scots language, including words used in the Scotland section of Going Abroad.

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But there is a wealth of Lancashire dialect words which have fallen out of use - but should be resurrected. Derived from a mix of Old English and Old Norse words, the rural Lancastrian dialect has some absolutely brilliant old words that we rarely hear any more.

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ED-LEI A Glossary of Words used in the Dialect of Cheshire, Lieut.-Col. Egerton Leigh, ED-LEW A Glossary of Provincial Words used in Herefordshire, Sir George Cornewall Lewis, ED-LON A Glossary of Provincial Words Used in Berkshire, J.G.

Bell London, Welcome to the Woodlands Junior A-Z Glossary of English and British Words. We created this page after receiving many request from visitors asking us to explain the meaning of some of the words we have used on our website. The English language is full of weird and wonderful words and phrases.

What does one do if they ' spend a penny '. The dialect of South Lancashire or, Tim Bobbin's Tummus and Meary: with his rhymes and an enlarged glossary of words and phrases, chiefly used by the rural population of the manufacturing districts of South Lancashire / (London: J.R.

Smith, ), by Tim Bobbin and Samuel Bamford (page images at. The 19th century was certainly the high point in terms of publishing collections of county dialect.

Roger Wilbraham originally produced “An attempt at a Glossary of Some Words Used in Cheshire” in Archaeologia Vol XIX in and this was then produced in book form nine years later (Ref ). Introduction. This glossary was compiled as a means of examining the dialect words included with the Legends of the Lincolnshire Carrs as collected by M C Balfour and published in Folklore in and consequently is limited in the scope of the Lincolnshire dialect words contained within it.

Balfour was living briefly in Redbourne in the north of the county at the time of collecting the. The 19th century was certainly the high point in terms of publishing collections of county dialect.

Roger Wilbraham originally produced “An attempt at a Glossary of Some Words Used in Cheshire” in Archaeologia Vol XIX in and this was then produced in book. Leeds dialect, glossary and lore; The slang dictionary, or, The vulgar words, street phrases, and "fast" expressions of high and low socie Staffordshire dialect words: a historical survey / [by] D.

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Egerton Leigh. 10 Mar The natural history of Lancashire, Cheshire and the Peak in Derbyshire Leigh, Edward Critica sacra –41 () Leigh, Egerton Ballads and legends of Cheshire A glossary of words used in the dialect of Cheshire Leigh, Gerard See Legh, Gerard.

Leigh, Richard. The dialect as spoken fell into disuse during the 20th century, though there remain today older folk who can render it well. It is in the work of William Barnes that the dialect is best preserved in writing both in his poetry and his grammar and glossary of the Dorset Dialect.: There is a very fine double CD recording of the spoken dialect, by renowned Dorset man Tim Laycock and others.

Dialects are linguistic varieties that may differ in pronunciation, vocabulary, spelling and the classification of varieties of English only in terms of pronunciation, see regional accents of English.

Dialects can be defined as "sub-forms of languages which are, in general, mutually comprehensible." English speakers from different countries and regions use a variety of different. Author: William Hugh Patterson, MRIA Date: Source: A Glossary of Words and Phrases used in Antrim and Down (London: Trübner & Co., for the English Dialect Society) Comments: In the introduction to his Glossary of Words and Phrases used in Antrim and Down, William Hugh Patterson provided an historical account of the Scottish settlement of east Ulster from.

Egerton Leigh, A Glossary of Words Pdf in the Dialect of Cheshire () essentially repeats Wilbraham's wording for gander-month and adds two entries for gonder: GONDER, s.—A gooseberry.

L. GONDER s.—A gander. Also, a fool, "What a gonder thee art, Raphe!" L. —but no verb forms of gonder.English With A Dialect Bbc Records Nm- Irish Scottish Welsh Acting Speech. Speaking Pittsburghese - $ Speaking Pittsburghese The Story Of A Dialect By Barbara Johnstone Used.

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