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Norfolk Animals


Items marked Skip are mentioned in more detail in Keith Skipper's book
"Larn Yarself Norfolk"
EnglishNorfolk Pronounced
ant pishamire pishamoire
badger badget badge(t)
boar brawn
butterfly (3 types!) King George Skip  
calf (early horns) bud Skip  
calf (weaned) wennel
caterpillar canker
chicken (young) biddle
cockchafer (1) chovy choovey
cockchafer (2) mitchamador
cockchafer (3) kittywitch Skip   ki(tt)ywitch
cockles (Stiffkey) Stewkey Blues
colt (young) nobby naarby
cricket bandy-wicket ...wicke(t)
donkey dickey
dragonfly (1) merrymay
dragonfly (2) tom-breezer
duckling mardlin
duck (wild, young) flapper
earwig (1) erriwiggle
earwig (2) pishamire barneybee Skip  
eel gloat gl@t
flounder butt bu(tt)
frog jacob jaircob
frog (small) fresher
frog (1) jumpin(g) jacks
frog (2) march-bird Skip   ...baad
gnat mingin
greyhound long-dog laarng-dorg
hare (1) bandy Skip  
hare (2) - (4) sally/sarah/sukey
horse cob caarb
ladybird bishey-barney-bee Skip  
lamb (year-old) dan
mayfly merrymay
mice meezen
midge mingin
mole moll
moth miller
newt swift
pig (sex n/k) Jonamy Jones ...Joones
pig (smallest) 1 petman/pitman Skip   ...pi(t)mun
pig (smallest) 2 barrow-pig Skip   barrer-
pig (snout of) grunny
pony hobby haarby
porpoise bottle-nose baartl-noose
shrew mouse ranny
snail (1) dodman Skip  
snail (2) hodmadod Skip  
sow (young) yelt yal(t)
stickleback stannickle
stoat (1) minifer Skip  
stoat (2) mouse-(h)unt
tadpole (1) pollywiggle
tadpole (2) pot-ladle paa(t)-lairdl
tadpole (3) poddle-ladle paadl-lairdl
toad puddock
wasp wapsy
weasel minifer Skip  
winkle pinpaunch
woodlouse sow


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