Orkney-English results

like adjective and adverb

  1. like
  2. alike  ☞ “My, thir aafil like” “speaking of brothers for example who look alike”
  3. looking  ☞ “My thir aafil like” “ referring to the same brothers who are shabbily dressed!”
  • Whit like? • Whit like the day? ’How are you?’ • ’How are you today?’ (a common Orkney greeting)
  • the like such a thing  ☞ “Ah’m never seen the like”
  • liken adverb likely  ☞ “He hid climmered so high he wis liken tae fa”