VIDEO: Yorkshire Day countdown - The 47 words and phrases that make you a true Tyke!

Nah then! '˜Owz thi' doin'?

By The Newsroom
Tuesday, 26th July 2016, 12:52 pm
Updated Tuesday, 26th July 2016, 1:54 pm
Can you speak Yorkshire like true Tyke, cricket umpire Dickie Bird?
Can you speak Yorkshire like true Tyke, cricket umpire Dickie Bird?

As every proud Tyke knows, next Monday, August 1, is the day when God’s Own County can rightfully bask in the glory of being the best place in Britain.

And that’s because it is Yorkshire Day and we are counting down to the celebration of the place we call home with a light-hearted look the words and phrases you’d only ever hear uttered in Yorkshire.

So dun’t be flummoxed, say ‘ey ‘up and have a gander and tha’ll be yakkin’ Tyke before tha’ noz....

‘Ack: Roof

‘Ey up: Hello

Addle: Earn

Aye: Yes

Back end: Autumn

B’aht: Without

Bait: Snack

Black bright: Very dirty

Bobar: Poo/rubbish

Bog: Toilet

Britches: Trousers/Knickers

Chuddy: Chewing gum

Coil ‘oil: Coal shed or cellar

Courtin’: Going out with

Eeh by gum: Oh my God

Fettle: Make

Flaggin’: Getting tired

Flippin’ ‘eck: Bloody hell

Flit: Move house

Flummox: Confuse

Gander: Look

Gennel/Ginnel: Alleyway

Gi’oer: Give over

Gip: Retch

Goosegogs: Gooseberries

Lug ‘oil: Ear hole

Mardy: Moody

Mashin’: Making tea

Mi’sen: Myself

Mithering: Bothering

Monk on: Grumpy

Nesh: To feel cold

Nowt: Nothing

‘Ow do? How do you do?

Owt: Anything

Parky: Cold

Phummock peeping out of an ivy bush: Untidy hair

Put wood i’th’oil: Close the door

Reight: Very

Shuft up: Make more room

Silin’: Raining heavily

Si ‘Thi’ later: See you later

Snicket: Passageway

Spice: Sweets

Tha: You

Thissen: Yourself

Wittler: A worrier