Dialect of the West Riding of Yorkshire a short history of Leeds and other towns. by Samuel Dyer

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Published by S.R. Publishers in Wakefield .

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  • West Riding of Yorkshire (England),
  • England,
  • West Riding of Yorkshire.


  • English language -- Dialects -- England -- West Riding of Yorkshire.,
  • West Riding of Yorkshire (England) -- Languages.

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First published in 1891.

Book details

Series[Dialect reprints]
LC ClassificationsPE2084.W4 D8 1970
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 143 p.
Number of Pages143
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4060876M
ISBN 100854096094
LC Control Number79558586

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Places such as Skipton and Harrogate were all part of the old West Riding. This included the modern South Yorkshire heartlands of Barnsley, Rotherham, and. Vocabulary. Yorkshire dialectal vocabulary is a wonderful reflexion of the British history as it still contains words of Celtic, Anglo-Saxon, Norse, and Norman origin, for instance, brock (‘badger ’, Celtic), sam (‘gather up ’, Anglo-Saxon), addle (‘earn ’, Norse), urchin (‘hedgehog ’, Norman.

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The Vikings arrived in the 9th Century and carved the county up into 'thrithings' or thirds. These 'Thirds' would later be called the North, East and West Ridings. As you might expect, there is no single Yorkshire Dialect but, rather, a variety of speech patterns across the region.

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This variation can be observed regionally and is the result of European Invaders as well as linguistic changes due to settlers. (Trudgill). Yorkshire Lyrics Poems written in the Dialect as Spoken in the West Riding of Yorkshire. To which are added a Selection of Fugitive Verses not in the Dialect Language: English: LoC Class: PR: Language and Literatures: English literature: Subject: Dialect poetry, English -- England -- Yorkshire Subject: Yorkshire (England) -- Poetry Category.

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North and East Yorkshire both are part of the Northern dialect group and South Yorkshire is part of the Southern dialect group. (Yorkshire Dialect) The following eight words display the differences and similarities in speech between North and East Yorkshire (North and East Ridings or NER) and West Riding (WR).

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