Orkney-English results

on preposition

  1. on  ☞ “My whit a sea’s on the day” “There’s a heavy sea running”
  2. at  ☞ gaan oot on the night (e.g. of a farmer attending to a calving cow) going out at night
  • on a time now and then
  • on-gaans • on-goeens goings-on • rowdy behaviour
  • on-pit
    1. inversion of pit-on
    2. clothing  ☞ “Anything will deu for a on-pit”