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  • 3 months later...

Im getting a tattoo this comming week and i want to get something that means something to shetlanders, written in dialect, a short phrase or saying...like;


'A freend i da wye is better as a penny i da purse.'




'Never greet for onything at canna greet for you.'


im interested to see what people come with.


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  • 2 months later...

Dammit! I wish I'd looked here first. I've just started a thread in the history/culture section regarding the Shetland word "ky-act", after seeing the letter in this weeks ST. Would some of you true Shetlanders have a look at it for me, and see if you know any more?


Ta. :D

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