Copyright © Charlie Haylock / Sloighly on the Huh

This is a list of common and frequently used Suffolk words and sayings. It gives you an idea of a pronunciation and colour of the Suffolk dialectic.

English Suffolk
A great dealFairly
Accepted by localsSuffercated
AwayAbbroad
Can't seeBugger'd iff oi ken see
ChirpYip
ClumsyCack handed
Dare notDussent
DewDag
DizzyDuzzy
Do youDew yew
ElectricityLectrizity
GetGit
Good jobProper
HorseHoss
How was I to knowHow wuz oi spuz t'now
I thinkShink
LadybirdBishy barnabee
LearnLarn
Messing aboutPlay'in silly buggers
MistressDoxy
Must haveMuster
Must notMarn't
My wordCood a hell
NonsenseSquit
Not from SuffolkFurrener
Not levelSloightly on th' huh
Not very likelyTaint be ser loikely bor
PainJip
PotatoesTayters
PricedProiced
RainRayne
RanRunned
RightRoight
SideSoide
SomethingSuffen
StrangeRummin
That will doAt'll hatter dew
ThirtyThutty
ToTew
TrashHolly good sole'n
Wait a momentHowd yew haard
WasWuz
WaspJasper
WaterWaarter
Well I neverCood blaarst me!
Won'tOwn't
WordWud
WorrierWurrygut
You'll learnThat'll larn yer
Young ladyMawther