Orkney-English results

spaek verb (past tense spak, past participle spocken) speak

  • spaekan proper attempting to speak a standard English but ’showing off’
  • tae spaek in by to call in for a chat
  • caase a speakeen do something to become a subject of gossip  ☞ “Dinno deu that for hid might caase a spaekeen”