Orkney-English results

niver • nivver adverb never

  • niver a ken I I don’t know
  • nivver-spaek frequently said in reply to an obvious statement, approximately the English equivalent of Well do I know it!  ☞ nivver wis hid ither a reply to a statement indicating that things have not changed  ☞ “Hid’s a naafil maes aboot that ferm.’ ’Niver wis hid ither!”