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Audio book:Lincolnshire dialect:2014
Year 2014
Language: English
Shelfmark: X000:942 NEL
Media class: Audio book
Publisher: NELC,
Resource type: Physical
1 compact disc (23 mins.)
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1846740053
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Paperback:Nobbut a yellerbelly! : a salute to the Lincolnshire dialect:2006
Author: Stennett,Alan
Year 2006
Language: English
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Countryside Books,
Resource type: Physical
Adult book
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0902662686
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Hardback:Wodds and doggerybaw : a Lincolnshire dialect dictionary:1995
Author: Sims-Kimbrey,Joan
Year 1995
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: R Kay,
Resource type: Physical
Reference material.
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BX00523053
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Hardback:Life and laughter in Lincolnshire : dialect and other poems:1964.
Author: Dobson, Fred.
Year 1964.
Language: English
Shelfmark: X000:821 DOB
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Allison and Wilcox,
Resource type: Physical
60 p. ; 18 cm.
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0902662341
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Hardback:Lincoln Fair : and other dialect poems:1986
Author: Gilbert,Bernard
Year 1986
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: R Kay,
Resource type: Physical
Adult Book.
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0902662325
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Hardback:Fungus, the Lincolnshire cat : his adventures as told in his native dialect of Lincolnshire:1980
Author: Dobson,Fred
Year 1980
Language: English
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Richard Kay,
Resource type: Physical
Adult book
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Dialect Workshops with Loretta Rivett

Audio Clip Audio Clip

The following sound clip is taken from the collection of recordings made during the project. The following clip is a sample of Loretta Rivett talking about the Lincolnshire dialect.

Loretta Rivett

Lincolnshire Dialect Lincolnshire Dialect

Some examples of Lincolnshire dialect taken from...

Provincial Words and Expressions Current in Lincolnshire
By
J. Ellett Brogden.
1866

Aboon - Above
Afeard - Afraid
Baggerment - Worthless talk
Bairn - A child
Barme - Yeast
Beant - Is not
Blacksmith's daugther - The house door key
Bowted - Bolted
Bunkus - A donkey
Clunch - Sullen, morose, close as applied to the weather
Corned - Intoxicated
Far-weltered - Sheep overthrown and unable to rise from the ground
Faverel - An onion
Fezzon-on - To seize, to fasten on
Fuddled - Confused through drink or overwork
Gatteram - A road through marsh land to a farm
Gilt - A female pig
Gorphin - A potato
Hunchy - Cold, frosty
Irning - Rennet
Junk - Salt meat
Kye - Cows
Louk - Coarse grass on sea banks, and fen and moor lands
Meath - Option, preference
Mysen - Myself
Nobut - Only, nought but
Odlin - An orphan, one left out of a cletch of chickens or ducks
Plough-boys - Morris dancers
Raffled - Entangled
Salt - High in price, expensive
Sax - A knife
Thecking - Thatching
Vapouring - Threatening violence
Wattle-days - Week Days or work days
Wemble - To remove; also to turn upside down
Whatten - What