Orkney-English results

makk verb (past tense meed, past participle meed) make  ☞ “Makk thee supper” “Have your supper”

  • makk weet rain
  • makk (fur) home head home
  • makk on • makk a deu pretend
  • makkadeu noun pretence • deception
  • makkie up tune composed on the spur of the moment
Men’s Ba noun ball game played by male adults in Kirkwall
moose noun mouse  ☞ better a moose in the pot than no maet at aal an injunction to be satisfied with what is available

  • moosefa mousetrap
  • moosie-haak kestrel
  • moose-pea purple vetch
  • moose-wab cobweb