Jakers (crakers), jaminy (crakers), japers, janey
mac: Expressions of surprise. From Brian
Jag: same meaning as Jab. "He won't go to the
doctor, he's afeard of gettin' the jag" From: Dominic Campbell
Jaggies - pronounced 'jeggies'. Thorns or brambles.
Jamember: Means, "Do you remember..." From:
Jammy: sneaky or misbehaving "ya jammy wee get".
Also used as an exclamation of a person's good fortune. From: Belfast
Japped: Spotted, especially by mud or fat from a frying
Jawbox: Large, deep sink. Now known, especially on
TV makeover programmes, as a Belfast sink. Formerly used to wash everything
from dishes to small children.
'Give thon chile a quick duckin' in the jawbox.'
Jerusalem Two-Stroke: A donkey, ass or jinnet, my
father used to collect the milk churns with an ass and cart for the
local creamery. From Leda, Fermamagh
Jinnet/Genet: A fool or annoying person, from Genet,
a barren donkey/pony cross, like a mule, but with the parents reversed.
Join: To tell off, reprimand, admonish. From: Sally
Jouk: Dodge, avoid.
'Keep thon curtains closed, ah'm tryin' til jook the rent man'.
'Geordie Best jouked past thee Arsenal players before he scored.'
Note: not to be confused with Duke. This is from Geoff Duke (a famous
motorbike racer), rhyming slang for look.
'Have a wee Geoff Duke (or just Duke) at that for me, will ye?'
Joult: To push or shove ie "I gave him
a joult on the football pitch"
From: Sally Kelly
Just: only - but used at the end of a sentence just.
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