Naff: Uncool, unfashionable, not hip or trendy. From:
Nahin': nothing. "What de ye want for yer danner?"
"Nahin, I'm not hungry", said she.
'It fell on m'napper wi such a dunt.'
Nark: A miserable, complaining person. From: Sally
Narration spelling possibly incorrect means noise,
fuss, ado. 'What's all the narration about?' From Jen
Naw: Northern Irish for "No". From: Sally
Near hand: easily reached, convenient to.
Neb: Nose, nosy, to be nosy.
'Just keep yer neb out of my business.'
'Luk at her, round here nebbin' again.'
Neckin': Same meaning as "courting" or "facing".
Eg. Who are ye neckin' this weather? From: Ash
Need my haircut badly: Needing to visit the hairdressers/barbers.
From: Sally Kelly
Ninety: Brilliant, lively. 'Ach had a great night
last night. The craic was ninety!' From: Terence Donnelly
No goats toe: not stupid. From: Danny Corr
Norn Iron - Where we live. 'I'm from Norn Iron.' From
Notion: Fondness, romantic feelings.
'Ach, he's had a quare notion of her this many's a long day.'
'Now' describes the here and now i suppose.
'Now. There's your dinner/wee reciept/drink/change
'Now, that's us.' is another one that i can't explain.
From: Terence Donnelly
Nupes or noops as in, "Here steeky, lendus 50
nupes for to by us a chip". "Can i borrow 50 pence for some
french fries stephen my good friend." From: Kevin Mac
Nyam (one syllable): Sound made by a cat. As in, "The
cat was nyammin' to get out"
Nyamin - crying and complaining. From Claire
Nyuk (one syllable): To steal something. As in, "Did
yu nyuk my lighter? From Gerard McCurley
'He's up for nyuckin' a beg of sweeties.'
Nye or ni: How now - is pronounced, ni and again.
Sometimes also pronounced naar.
Nyurps or nyerps describes pain 'my arthritis is fair
or it can describe someone you don't like, 'he/she gives me the nyurps'
From: Sian Ferguson
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