Some useful words to help when communicating with the locals in the North of Ireland (scroll down for video):
Amptinat? – I most definitely am not.
Beg -Wafer thin plastic vessel, good for carrying “messages” (shopping) also ‘oul beg’ when referring to an elderly lady.
Cheeser – A big smiling face.
Descent spud – A respectable gentleman.
Eff Aaf – Politely asking someone to “F**k Off.
Fingy – An object or person whose name you can’t remember, also “fingy ma jig” when trying to come up with an answer or reply.
Getawaytafuk! – No way
Heerbeezme – “And then I said…”
Indeeyee – Interested in you sexually
Jump in! – (While pulling down your bottom eyelid) – Do you think I am an idiot?
Kracker – Absolutely fantastic
Laidindeeyit – Begin at once. Often used whilst eating a meal. Becomes “wiredintillit” when used to encourage/prompt drinking.
Majassif – Extremely large.
Ni Yer Suckin’ Deezel – That sure is a good way of going about that.
Offees – A place where alcohol is traded for money.
Passion – Raining heavily in Ballymena
Quare – A definitive expression (see below for example)
Ride – “Yer man’s a quare ride” that man is very sexy
Scundered – Dual meaning. In Belfast this means embarrassed e.g I was “scundered to a hunderd” means “I was terribly embarrassed.” To culchies (people who live near open green space) this word can also be used to mean exhausted.
Theee Leet – 3 litre bottle of cider
Undies – Underpants
Windie Still -A window sill
Yer bums’a’plum – I don’t believe you.
Z – Verbally communicated