Orkney-English results

come verb (past tense cam, com, past participle comed) come

  • come at improve (especially of health)   ☞ “He’s walkan withoot his stick noo, he’s fairly coman at”
  • come against
    1. abrasive in manner  ☞ an aafil come against kinda cratur
    2. (of food) disagreeable
  • cam in tae words  ☞ “Hid cam intae words” “We got around to talking about it”
  • come thee wiz (wez) literally “come thy ways”, a familiar invitation to a friend to enter the house and used in other similar situations