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Belfast Safaris - funnies

Some fun things about Belfast



A taste of Belfast Slang!!!!

A

Ah – I or me, ie Ah don't feel well
Aye – meaning "yes"

B

Beg – wafer thin vessel; good for carrying shopping; also “oul beg” when referring to an elderly female
Bout Ye – “Hello”

C

Chicken - child slang for "afraid"
Childer – children

D

Dander – a walk, ie:- "I’m going fer a dander"
Dour – a door

E

Earlee-er – before the present
Eejit – derived from "idiot", means "idiot"

F

Fingy – someone whose name you can’t remember
Flour – a floor

G

Geg – fun "ats a geg"
Givuz – give me

H

Heel – not to be confused with the back of your foot, means end of a loaf
Houl on – please wait

J

Job – activity usually carried out under the cover of night
Joken – joking

K

Kudn’t – Couldn’t; ie "Ah kudn’t do that"

L

Lingo – language

M

Mawn – a man, male
Mucker – a friend or mate

N

Nice one – that was good
Now yer sucken deezel – that's a good way of going about it

O

Offees – alcohol retailers
Oi – a yelp for someone’s attention ie "Oi! You! C’mere"

P

Peeler – police officer
Pssskety – common mispronunciation of "Spaghetti"

R

Ragin' – angry, "Ahm bloody ragin' so ah am.'

S

Samitch – mispronunciation of Sandwich
Shap – Shop
Spoon – someone with a low IQ

T

Ta – Thank you
Theee – the number three

U

Undurstawnd - understand; ie Do ye undurstawnd me?

W

Wee – put in front of words such as “drink, “dander”, and basically anything
Windie – A window
Wooden one – not a clever person

X

X-Acktlee – exactly

Y

Yeegittin? – Are you being served?
Yip - yes