Orkney-English results

bairn noun child

  • bairns (used to address friends of any age in this sense)   ☞ “Weel bairns, Ah’ll hae tae go”
    The exact equivalent of familiar English “folks”.
  • Bairns, bairns! What’s the world coming to!
  • bairny • bairnly adjective childlike (used of immature behaviour)