Kentish Dialect
 
The Kentish dialect appears to have been very colorful in the past, with many interesting words for use in agriculture, wh...
Pronunciation <ul><li>the use of the affricates similar to /dʒ/ and /tʃ/ instead of the clusters /dj/ and /tj/ in words li...
<ul><li>The kentish dialect is mainly a dialect base on the use of word and expression that the nearest cities will not un...
Examples <ul><li>Besom: a deliberately naughty child </li></ul><ul><li>Bobbery: Squabbling, arguing, rowing </li></ul><ul>...
 
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Kentish dialect

  1. 1. Kentish Dialect
  2. 3. The Kentish dialect appears to have been very colorful in the past, with many interesting words for use in agriculture, which have become lost in the 21st century.
  3. 4. Pronunciation <ul><li>the use of the affricates similar to /dʒ/ and /tʃ/ instead of the clusters /dj/ and /tj/ in words like dune and tune . </li></ul><ul><li>The Diphthong shift in words like become [ɑɪ] or [ɒɪ]. </li></ul><ul><li>A lengthened [æ]. This appears often before voiced consonants such as in ladder . </li></ul><ul><li>Loss of dental fricatives in many words. In this dialect father is pronounced with a /d/. </li></ul>
  4. 5. <ul><li>The kentish dialect is mainly a dialect base on the use of word and expression that the nearest cities will not understand. </li></ul>
  5. 6. Examples <ul><li>Besom: a deliberately naughty child </li></ul><ul><li>Bobbery: Squabbling, arguing, rowing </li></ul><ul><li>Checker: depressed, annoyed </li></ul><ul><li>Enow: Enough </li></ul><ul><li>Fago: A stink, a foul smell </li></ul><ul><li>Haffy-graffy: Almost, near enough </li></ul><ul><li>Gimmer: A female employer of men and women </li></ul><ul><li>Leety: Slow </li></ul><ul><li>Minnies: Tearful, depressed, fed up; the miseries </li></ul><ul><li>Peart: Energetic </li></ul>
  6. 8. Famous people from kent!

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