Question: Why do Geordies say pet?

In the case of a word like pet, women working in shop will use it towards a man, in the sense of friend. For this reason, some dialect experts have argued that Geordie words should not be seen as slang as they are of great antiquity.

What does the Geordie word Pet mean?

Pet – Girl, woman, like you would say “babe” or some other word. “ alreet pet?” – Hello (to a girl)

Why do Geordies say bairn?

Bairn: A child. Anglo-Saxon (especially Angle) and Viking word. The phrase “shy bairns get nowt” is the Geordie version of “if you dont ask, you dont get”.

Why do Geordies say Yem?

Geordie is such a distinctive dialect because of the Vikings. The Geordies say yem or hyem for home and oot for out, and so do the Danes and Norwegians (hjem, ute/ud). The Geordies say bairn for child and lop for flea, the Danes and Norwegians say barn and loppe.

Why do Geordies say wuh?

A Geordie is a very rare creature in Cambridge. Not many people are aware of this, but we Geordies say wuh for we or us, and iz for I, which is commonly mistaken for us. For example, she was looking at wuh = she was looking at us.

What does Hinny howay mean?

Non Geordie translation: starving, hungry to the point of being in desperate need of some sustenance. Usage: Howay, man, hinny, I said I was clamming!

Is fenham a rough?

There are probably rough areas but there are parts that are absolutely fine. Worked there loads and most of it is fine.

Is Fenham a good area?

Just a short drive from Newcastle city centre, the area boasts a wealth of local businesses as well as reputable schools. Ideal for a range of buyers, from families to young professionals, Fenham caters for every taste of property and budget.

What do Scots call babies?

bairn What does bairn mean? Bairn is a Scottish or Northern English word for child.

Is fenham a rough area?

There are probably rough areas but there are parts that are absolutely fine. Worked there loads and most of it is fine.

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