Book-English to Vo’kspeech supplement

The following table is based on the glossary from Wessex Dialect by Norman Rogers (Moonraker Press, 1979), reproduced with the kind permission of the author's estate.

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30¼ square yardsnLug
5½ yardsnLug
Active (of children)adjShuttle
AdzenTomahawk, Tommy Hacker
AfraidadjAfear'd, Avear'd
AjaradjA-Sam, Ashard
AlleywaynDrang, Drong, Drung
AntnEmmet
Antirrhinum, WildnDogsmouth
Any timeadvAnywhen
Apple, smallnGriggle
Apron, coarsenTouser
ArguevArg
AspennAps
AwkwardadjBungersome, Clumbersome, Comical
BailiffnHind
BarbernScallywap
BasketnMaund
Bat (mammal)nAiry Mouse, Bitbt, Flitmouse, Flittermouse, Rear-Mouse
BearvAbear
BedroomnChamber
BeetlenBlackbob
Beforeprep/advAfore
Begin vGin
Begin to freeze (of water)vCatch
BelchvBarge, Belk, Boke, Glutch
BellowvBellock
Bellow (of cattle)vBelve, Blare
Besideprep Anunt
BewildervDodder, Dudder
BindweednBedbind, Gravelwind, Groundlily, Reed-Bind, Willowind, Withywind
BlackenvBlatch
BlisternAmper. Bladder
Blue-Veined (of cheese)adjBlue-Vinnied
BobbinnQuill
BoggyadjStuggy
BoilnAmper, Aps, Pinswell
Bottle taken into fields by workersnCosteril, Plough Bottle
Bounce (ball)vDap
Bow (of legs)vSproddle
Bow-LeggedadjScrow-Legged
Brand NewadjFlam New, Flame New
Brand sheepvDap
BrazenadjVorus-Norus
Brick put in oven to show by change of colour when food is ready nGauge Brick
BrittleadjBrickle, Brickly, Bruckle, Bruckly
Bundle nFaggot
Bundle of thatching strawnElm
Burn TurfvBurny Bake, Burny Beat, Denshire, Devonshire
Butt (of animall)vBunt
Butt (of cattle)vHorch, Hunch, Pelch
Carcase of chickenn Frame
CartshednLinhay
ChaffnCavings
ChappedadjHazzled, Sprayed
Chatter of birdsnCharm, Cherm
ChewvCham, Munge
ChickennCoupy
ChilblainnChildag, Springdag
ChillyadjParky
ChimneynTun
ChinknScoth
ChitterlingnKnotling
Christmas EvenAshen Faggot Night
ChunknSnowell
ChurchyardnLitton
Churchyard GatenLych Gate
Churchyard PathnLich-Path
Clappers (for bird scaring)nClackers
Clothes basketnFlask
Clothes postnLinepost
Club-FootedadjPumple-Footed
ClumsyadjBlunderstone, Clumble Fisted, Scrammish, Scrammy
Clumsy personnGawk
ColdadjFroared, Shrimpy, Shuddered
ComplainvQuirk
CongealvCatch
Corn measurenStrickle, Stritch
Couch GrassnStroil
CoughvBussock, Hackle, Hask
CownDummock, Hummock
Cow, child's word fornAhmoo
CowmannFogger
CowpatnCow Clat, Turdstool
CowshednBoosing, Pine, Shippon, Skillin, Skilling
CowslipnCowflop, Cowslop, Tisty-Tosty
CrampedadjDunched
CreakvScroop
CreamnReam
CreepvScrobble
CrouchvCoupy, Croupy, Croupy Down
CrumbnPith
CrunchvScrump
CrushvSquat
DandelionnPissabed, Shitabed
DandruffnScurf
DawdlevSloom
DeafadjDunch, Dunny
Delirium TremensnDelirious Tremor, Niddy-Noddy
DentvSquat
DibbernPogger
DisordernHallege
DonkeynMokus, Nessock, Nirrup
Door JambnDurn
DrainnSink
Drain in water-meadownDrawn
Drain under roadnDrock
Drink avidlyvGoggle, Golk, Guddle, Guggle
DroppingsnTruckles
DroughtnDryth
DrunkadjZozzled
Drunk tanknBlindhouse
Duck (children's word)nDilly
Dung forknEvil
EarnBus, Wicker
Early morning snacknDewbit
Earthenware (1)nCloam
Earthenware (2)adjCloamen
EarthwormnEass, Iss
Eat greedilynFlabber
EavesnOaves
EggnCoupy-Egg
Embankment, railwaynBatter
EmptyvEmpt
EnticevToll
Ewe lambnChilver
Ewe under two years oldnChilver Hog
ExhaustedadjBellowed Out, Daggled, Lagged Out, Spun Out, Spunned Out
ExtinguishvDout
FarmyardnBarken
FarrowvVar
FasteningnSteart
FatiguenBeatness
Feeble-mindedadjA Button Short
Feed animalsvSar
FestervFewster
FidgetvFuddeck
Fire, indoornBonny
FirewoodnBavins, Puffs
Flagged (of floor)adjClausen
FlailnThreshels
FlickvFitch (2)
Flop down (eg into chair)vFlump
Flower nTutty
Flowers, pressednPeepshow
FlusternFantaig, Puzzivant
FoodnBait, Tackle, Tommy
FoolnGapesnatch
FoolishadjChuckle-Headed
FootbridgenClam, Clammer
ForagevMouch
ForgetvDisremember
FrecklesnBrands, Murfles, Speckles, Summerface, Summerfolds, Summermoulds
Friends (as a form of address)intSoce
FrightenvGaller, Gallow, Gally
FrozenadjScrammed, Shrammed, Srammed, Starved
FrumentynFurmity
FunnelnTundish, Tunigar, Tunnel
FurrownVeer
GaitersnBams, Stogs
Gap (in hedge)nShard
Gathering on smocknSnail Creeper
Gemini, byintJimminy
Germander SpeedwellnBird's Eye
Getting drunkvEmpting Cloam
GirlnChild,Maid, Maiden, Wench
GleanvLease
GovDap
Goose-GrassnClide, Clites, Clivers, Cly, Hairif, Sticky Buttons, Sweethearts
Gossip (1)vChackle
Gossip (2)nChatter Mag, Magger
GrandfathernGramfer
GrandmothernGrammer
Grow abundantlyvDiggle
GutteringnShoot
GuzzlevSlobber
HackvAgg
HairnMazzard
HandnPake
Hand (children's word)nPud, Puddy
Hand bracenWimble
HandbarrownPair of Trucks
HandlenStale
HangnailnBackfriend, Liversick, Nailspring, Ravel-Back
HatnCady
HawnAglon, Eggle, Egglet, Eglon, Gipsy Nut, Hag, Hagag, Hawberry, Mayberry, Pigberry, Pighale, Pigshell
Hay, line ofnHatch
HayloftnTallet
HayricknCratch
HaystacknPook
Hazel nHalse
Hazel wand used to keep hedge in placenEdder, Ether
Head over HeelsadjPitchpoll
HealthyadjBobbish, Brave, Gay, Knicky
HiccupsnYewcums
HillnBache
Hill, steepnPitch
HillocknKnap
HoarseadjHoozled, Oozed
Hock of porknForespur, Vorspur
Honestlyadv/intJonnick
HookvHuck, Uck
Horse, restlessnJibber
House-dwellernHousewallah
HungryadjLear, Leary, Thirdle, Thirl
HunknHunch
HurdlenFlake
HurryvScrabble, Shackle
HurtlevPurdle, Scauter
IciclenClinker, Clinkerbell, Cocklebell, Conkerbell, Dagger, Daggler, Daglet, Icecandle, Icedaggle, Icelet, Icybell
IdiotnUckle
IdlevLop, Lollup
Idleness, personification ofnLawrence
Image (as in "the spitting image of")nDaps
ImpertinentadjPeart
Irrigation channel in water-meadownCarriage
Jiminy!intGemini
Judgement DaynLatterlammas
Kidney fat of pignFlare, Flay, Flead
Knee strapsnStrads
Knock-KneedadjNapkneed
LaburnumnGolden Chain
LadybirdnColly Cow, Lady Cow
LanenTrullen
LavatorynDuddekin, Dunnekin, Dunnick, Dyke
Left-HandedadjBack-, Cam-, Click-, Clicky-, Coocky-, Cunny-, Gammy-, Marlborough-, Scoochy-, Scram-, Scrammy-, Skiffle-, Skiffy-, Skivvy-, Squiffy-, Squippy-, Squiver-, Squivver-, Watty-Handed
Line of hay waiting to be pookednRoller, Wake, Wallow, Wally
Lively (of child)adjLissom
LoadsnDiggles
LognChump, Plock
London Pride (flower)nHen and Chicken
LookvLooksee
Lop-sidedadjAll-a-Hoh
Lover, malenFancy Man
LukewarmadjLew-Warm
LunchnNammet, Nunch
MadadjMazed
MalletnBeetle
MannerismnGait
MantlepiecenClavel, Clavy
Marble, alabasternAlley
Marble, claynClay
Marble, stonenStoner
Mark out furrows with ploughvVeer Out
MattedadjClit
Mend fishing netsvBait, Beet
Merry-Go-RoundnWilligog
MigrainenMegrims
MillernMillard
MindintMin
MisernSkinger
Mixed upadjAllemang
Mole (animal)nWant
MouldnVinny
MouldyadjFenny
MousetrapnMousesnap
MuckspreadvSpurdle, Spurl
Mud, wetnSlub
MuddyvSmaam, Smarm
Nearprep Handy
NearlyadvAnewst
NecknNiddixk
NeedlenNeald
NeighvBray, Wicker, Winker
NettlenEttle
NewtnEvet
Nor yetnNit
Oak-ApplenShitsack
Oak-Apple DaynShitsack Day
OffalnHange, Henge
Oppositeprep Anunt, Overright
PaddocknButt, Parrock, Piddle, Plat, Splat
Palm (of hand)nPane
Pansy, WildnLove an' Idols, Love-A-Lido, Loving Idols, Nuffin-Idols
PantrynPanterny
ParalyticadjLattyprack
Pardon?intNan?
ParsnipnPasmet
PassagewaynOpeway
PiercevPog
Pig fatnFleck, Flick
Pig fat used for wrapping faggotsnApron, Caul Fat, Flare, Flay, Flead
Pigeon-ToedadjHen-Toed, Pin-Toed
PigstynLewze
PimplyadjAmpery
PitchforknProng
PlainnPlat
PliableadjWeathe
PlimsollsnDaps
Plough, WoodennSole, Sull, Sully
PolecatnFitch, Fitchew, Fitchy
Pork from mature pignPigmeat
Pork loinnGriskin
PotatonRambler
Potato shootnChimp
Pour (of chimney smoke)vTundle
PrattlevMag
PressvBrize
ProcrastinatingadjLatterlamsical
Prop upvTrig
Protecting crops from birdsvBird Keeping, Bird Starving
PuddlenGullet
PumpnPlump
QuarrelvCaddle
Quarryn/vQuar
QuivervBiver, Whiver
RaisinnFig
Ramble (of climbing plant)vRangle
Rancid (of bacon)adjRafty, Rasty, Rusty, Rutchy
Red dyenErding, Reddle
RedlegnArse Smart, Yes Smart
RemembervMind
Replenish firevBait, Beet
RetchvBoke, Keck, Urge
RicknMow
RickyardnMowyard
RollvTruckle
RomaninDeddickie
Root (of pig)vHowk
RottenadjDaddocky, Purred, Purreyed
Rotten (of eggs)adjSettly, Setty
Rough adjRowey
Rough MusicnHooset
RuntnCady, Dack, Dallpig, Darling, Darrel, Dilling, Dorrel, Joey, Nestle-Bird, Nestle-Drash, Nestle-Drish, Nestle-Drudge, Nestle-Tripe, Nurk, Nuzzle-Bird, Nuzzle-Drash, Nuzzle-Drish, Nuzzle-Drudge, Nuzzle-Tripe, Squeaker
Saddle girthnGuss
Salting TroughnZilt
Sandman (in nursery tales)nDustman
Sandy-ColouredadjBadger-Pied
ScarecrownBucca, Dudman, Hodmadod, Mammet, Mawkin
ScoldvBecall, Bullyrag, Yop
Scour clothvBray
Scrap of meat left over when fat has been renderednGrave
ScrumpvShriggle
Selvedge of woven clothnList
Settle (of snow)vPitch
Shaft (of cart)nDill, Filler, Limber, Sharp, Thill
Shaft HorsenDiller, Filler, Thiller
ShelfnTack
Shower (of rain)nScat, Scud
ShrewnHarvest Row, Screwel, Shear-Crop, Sherry, Shro-Crotch
SicklenReap-Hook, Shekel
SicklyadjWhite-Livered
Side (of wagon)nDripple, Thripple
Sieven/vRudder
SillyadjAvelin, Cavvy
Sink, kitchennTrough
SitvCouch
SkeletonnFrame, Rames
SkirtnTail
SlatternnSlammock
SlouchvLouch
Small objectnFirk, Grig
SmokenSmeech
SmoothadjShuant, Suant
SnacknCrib, Crust
Snake's Head FritillarynOaksey Lily
Soaking WetadjSobbing Wet
SometimeadvSomewhen
SootnBlatch, Smeech
SootyadjBlatch
SoreadjTeart
Sow, youngnHilt
Spar of hurdle, uprightnSail
SparknBlanker
Spring onionnGibble
SquatvQuat
SquintvSquinny
SquirrelnScug, Scuggy, Sqwug
St Vitus DancenSt Fifer's Dance, St Viper's Dance
Stake of hurdlenVossel
StayvBide
SteepadjCleeve
SticklebacknBannis, Bannistickle
StickyadjCabby, Clabby, Cleaty, Gammy
Stomach (of calf)nPoke, Trin
StookvGoat, Hile, Stick, Stitch, Stock
Straps to keep bottoms of trousers from trailing in mudnLondon Yorks, Yorks
StrutvVamp
StubblenArrish
Stubble fieldnErrish
StumblevClumper
StupidadjDumbel, Dummel, Puggled
StyenQuailaway, Wisk, Wist
SwallowvGlutch, Quilt
SwampyadjSquishy
SweatvHeave
SweetnCally
Sweet (children's word)nPoppy
SweetsnJumblies
SwellvPlim
Swingle-trees of ploughnWhippence
TadpolenCatpole, Pohead, Tomtoddy
Take offencevMiff
TangledadjClatted, Clatty. Clitty, Harled, Taffled, Tazzled
TastenSmatch
Tea leaves, usednGreets, Grounds, Grouts, Gruts
TearvBreak, Rant, Scag
TeasevBetwit, Twit
Teasel, wornnWent
Test for weightvHeft, Teft
Thatching SparnSpick
Three playing cards of same valuenPrail
Threepenny bitnJoey
Threshing floornMidstay, Midstead
ThroatnQuilter
ThrowvDub
Throw stickvSquail
Throwing sticknSquailer
Thrush (disease)nWhitemouth
Tine of pitchforknGrain
Tree stumpnMoot, More, Stowell
TremblingvNother
Tuft of grassnMop
TumournAmper (1)
TurnipnTurmet
TwilightnDimmet, Dimpsey
Uncertain (of weather)adjCaddlesome, Caddling, Catchy
UnpunctualadjLatterlamsical
UnwelladjCliney, Rough, Wallish, Wallowish
Up JenkinsnTippet
UrinenFleet, Seg, Sig
ValleynBache, Bottom
Vegetable matter found in woolnSpile
VeryadvMain
Wagon, front ofnHound
WallflowernBleeding Heart
WalnutnBannut
WarmadjLew
WarmthnLewth
Warp (weaving)nChain
Warren, rabbitnConigre
WaspnApple Bee, Apple Drane, Apple Drone
Water MeadownFloating Meadow, Ham
Water-PeppernArse Smart, Yes Smart
WeaselnFairy
Weave hedgevSplash
WeftnAbb, Shoot
Wet (of weather)adjLipping
Wet-footedadjWatchet, Wetchet
WheelbarrownPot, Putt
WheezevOozle, Tizzick
WhinnyvNutter
WhitlownNimpingang
WhittlevShirp, Squittle
WhoaintWey
Whore's brood (insult)nHusbird, Whizbird
WillownWithy
WindyadjBlusterous
WinnowvWim
Wire separating warp threads in loomnHeddle
Within reachadvHandpat
Wood, rottennDaddock
WoodlousenBaker, Crooger, Gladdigoaster, Gramfer
WorkmatenButty
WorldnWordle
WreathevVreathe
WrennCutty
YeastnBarm
Yellow ToadflaxnDogsmouth
YesadvAye
You know?intAstore