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What does Belta mean?
4. BELTA. Why is something brilliant described as belta? Well belta is the Geordie form of belter, which has been used to mean “impressive” or “exceptional” since the late 19th century. It comes from belt, meaning “a heavy blow or punch”, presumably in the sense of something literally being “strikingly” brilliant.
What is a Verder?
noun. an English judicial officer in the royal forests having charge especially of the vert, or trees and undergrowth.
What does Netty mean?
/ (ˈnɛtɪ) / noun plural -ties. Northeast English dialect a lavatory, originally an earth closet.
What is Doylem?
Coaster reads: Doylem, [ doy-lem ] noun; usage: an idiot, fool or a person generally challenged in the common sense department.
What do Geordies call babies?
Bairn is a Northern English, Scottish English and Scots term for a child.
What is a Geordie lad?
Geordie (/ˈdʒɔːrdi/) is a nickname for a person from the Tyneside area of North East England, and the dialect used by its inhabitants, also known in linguistics as Tyneside English or Newcastle English. The term is used and has been historically used to refer to the people of the North East.
What does the word natty mean?
Natty means current in style, both of dress and manners. A natty dresser is someone who is very stylish and has a snappy attitude. He may even be wearing a natty fedora. Natty is an adjective that comes from the 18th century. Originally it was a slang term, perhaps related to the adjective neat.
What does Chava mean in slang?
In Spanish, chava is an informal word that speakers use to call or to refer to a young woman. As a result, it can be translated as ‘girl’ or ‘gal’. ‘Chava’ is also used as a nickname for Salvador in all Spanish-speaking countries.
What does divvy mean in slang?
If you call someone a divvy, you are saying in a humorous way that you think they are rather foolish. [British, informal] Synonyms: share, cut [informal], dividend, percentage More Synonyms of divvy.
What does up a height mean?
Very upset or stressed. Commonly said in Newcastle upon Tyne, England.
What is the Scottish word for wife?
Scottish Word: Erse.
How do Geordies say hello?
So, let’s start with “alreet”. This chirpy little word can be used to greet your new Geordie friends, or to ask someone if they are OK, for example: “Are ya [you] alreet?”, to which you should receive a response “aye” (yes), or “na” (no). Now on to the art of conversation.