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NORWEGIAN-ENGLISH

Glossary of British English & Australian English Rhyming Slang

 

                                                                        Norsk-engelsk

ordliste over britisk engelsk og australsk engelsk rhyming slang

 

 

Eternally under construction

 

This Glossary is still in its very early stages of compiling. Please check back later for a lot more to come.

 

ANSIKT (subst n) boat race (=> face); Chevy (chase) (=> face).

 

ARR (subst n) (Scot.) Mars bar (=> scar).

 

AVIS (subst m) linen (draper) (=> paper).

 

BALL (subst m) (flertall) orchestra stalls (=> balls); orchestras; Niagara (Falls) (=> balls); Niagaras.

 

BANK (subst m) iron tank (=> bank); tin tank (=> bank); rattle and clank (=> bank).

 

BAR (subst m) Jack (Tar) (=> bar) (fx 'e's in the Jack); near and far (=> bar); bazaar (=> bar); battle cruiser (=> boozer) (>kneipe).

 

BARBERKNIV (subst m) (brukt som våpen) malkie (=> Malcolm Frazer => razor).

 

BEN (subst n) (flertall) bacon and eggs (=> legs); bacons; Scotch pegs (=> legs); Scotches.

 

BIL (subst m) la-di-dah (=> car); near and far (=> car).

 

BILLETT (subst m) bat (and wicket) (=> ticket).

 

BLAKK (adj) hearts (of oak) (=> broke); boracic (lint) (=> skint).

 

BLOMST (subst m) (flertall) early hours (=> flowers); April showers (=> flowers).

 

BOK (subst fm) Captain Cook (=> book).

 

BORD (subst n) Cain and Abel (=> table).

 

BRØD (subst n) strike me dead (=> bread); Uncle Fred (=> bread); needle and thread (=> bread).

 

BUKSE (subst m) (flertall) round the houses (=> trousers).

 

BUKSESELE (subst m) (flertall) airs and graces (=> braces).

 

BØTTE (subst fm) Mrs Duckett (=> bucket).

 

CELLE (subst mf) (fengsel) flowery (dell) (=> cell) (fx after three days in the flowery he was feeling totally bummed out).

 

DATTER (subst m) bottle of water (=> daughter).

 

DOLLAR (subst m) Oxford scholar (=> dollar) (fx can you lend me an Oxford?).

 

DOMMER (subst m) Barnaby Rudge (=> judge).

 

DRA (vb) ... ~ deg vekk! take a penn'orth!

 

DRESS (subst m) piccolo and flute (=> suit); whistle (and flute) (=> suit).

 

DRINK (subst m) tiddly (wink) (=> drink).

 

DRITINGS (adj) Scotch mist (=> pissed); hit (and miss) (=> piss-ed); booed and hissed (=> pissed); Brahms and Liszt (=> pissed).

 

DROSJE (subst m) joe baxi (=> taxi).

 

DUM (adj) Uncle Willy (=> silly).

 

DUSIN (subst n) country cousin (=> dozen).

 

DØR (subst fm) Rory (O'More) (=> door).

 

DØV (adj) Mutt and Jeff (=> deaf).

 

DÅRLIG (adj) sorry and sad (=> bad).

 

EGG (subst n) borrow and beg (=> egg).

 

FATTIG (adj) on the floor (=> poor).

 

FENGSEL (subst n) bucket and pail (=> jail).

 

FIN (adj) apples and rice (=> nice).

 

FISK (subst m) Lilian Gish (=> fish).

 

FLASKE (subst mf) Aristotle (=> bottle).

 

FORSVINNE (vb) ... forsvinn! take a penn'orth (>cf tur).

 

FOT (subst m) (flertall) plates (of meat) (=> feet).

 

FRAKK (subst m) I'm afloat (=> coat); weasel (and stoat) (=> coat); nanny goat (=> coat); Glasgow boat (=> coat).

 

FRANSKMANN (subst m) (neds.) jiggle and jog (=> frog).

 

FROSKEGNASKER (subst m) (neds.) jiggle and jog (=> frog).

 

FUGL (subst m) Richard the Third (=> bird).

 

FULL (adj) elephant's trunk (=> drunk) (>cf dritings).

 

FYRSTIKK (subst m) (flertall) cuts and scratches (=> matches).

 

GIFT (adj) cash/cut and carried (=> married).

 

GIN (subst m) needle and pin (=> gin); mother's ruin.

 

(vb) Scapa (Flow) (=> go) (fx I think we should just scapa).

 

HA (vb) ... ~ det Alf's peed again (=> Auf Wiedersehen).

 

HALE (subst m) alderman's (nail) (=> tail).

 

HALS (subst m) bushel and peck (=> neck).

 

HANSKE (subst m) turtle-dove (=> glove).

 

HATT (subst m) tit for tat (=> hat); titfer.

 

HELVETE (subst n) ding-dong (bell) (=> hell) (fx it's as hot as ding-dong in here).

 

HEMORROID (subst m) (flertall) Nuremburg piles (=> piles); Nuremburgs.

 

HEST (subst m) bottle of sauce (=> horse).

 

HJØRNE (subst m) Johnnie Horner (=> corner).

 

HODE (subst n) crust (of bread) (=> head) (fx you gotta learn how to use your crust); loaf (of bread) (=> head) (fx use your loaf!); Uncle Ned (=> head).

 

HOMO (subst m) (alle neds.) ginger (beer) (=> queer); iron (hoof) (=> poof).

 

HUND (subst m) London fog (=> dog).

 

HUS (subst n) cat and mouse (=> house); Mickey Mouse (=> house).

 

HÆR (subst m) Kate (Karney) (=> army) (fx when is it you're joining the Kate?).

 

HÅND (subst m) (flertall) German bands (=> hands); Germans.

 

HÅR (subst n) Barnet (Fair) (=> hair) (fx he needs to get his barnet cut).

 

ILD (subst m) Anna Maria (=> fire).

 

INGENIØR (subst m) ginger beer (=> engineer).

 

KAKE (subst m) sexton (blake) (=> cake).

 

KAKERLAKK (subst m) coach (=> cockroach; roach).

 

KALD (adj) potatoes (in the mold) (=> cold); taters (fx it's a bit taters).

 

KATOLIKK (subst m) (alle neds.) wine grape (=> pape); (Scots) Jungle Jim (=> Tim).

 

KINESER (subst m) (neds.) tiddley-wink (=> Chink).

 

KIRKE (subst m) ... i -n in the lurch (=> church).

 

KJELTRING (subst m) babbling brook (=> crook).

 

KJEVE (subst m) jackdaw (=> jaw).

 

KJØLIG (adj) Uncle Willy (=> chilly).

 

KJØKKENSKAP (subst n) Mother Hubbard (=> cupboard).

 

KJØNNSSYKDOM (subst m) cardboard box (=> pox).

 

KLOKKE (subst fm) dickory dock (=> clock); Gordon and Gotch (=> watch); bottle of Scotch (=> watch).

 

KNEIPE (subst m) battle-cruiser (=> boozer); jack (tar) (=> bar); rub-a-dub(-dub) (=> pub).

 

KNIPE (subst m) barney (=> barney rubble => trouble) (fx we are in barney).

 

KNIV (subst m) charming wife (=> knife); man and wife (=> knife).

 

KNYTTNEVE (subst m) Oliver (Twist) (=> fist).

 

KOKK (subst m) babbling brook (=> cook).

 

KONE (subst fm) trouble and strife (=> wife); Duch(ess of Fife) (=> wife) (fx she's me old Dutch); carving knife (=> wife); plates and dishes (=> missus); mother of pearl (=> girl).

 

KONTANT (subst) (flertall) Jack and Jill (=> till); sausage and mash (=> cash).

 

KORT (subst m) bladder of lard (=> card).

 

KUK (subst m) (alle vulg.) Uncle (Dick) (=> prick); (Hampton) wick (=> prick); Bob and Dick (=> prick); bob.

 

KVELDSMAT (subst m) Tommy Tucker (=> supper).

 

KYSS (subst n) hit (=> hit and/or miss); (flertall) plates and dishes (=> kisses).

 

KÅPE (subst m) nanny goat (=> coat) (>cf frakk).

 

LEIE (subst m) Burton-on-Trent (=> rent); Burton.

 

LEIEBOER (subst m) Artful Dodger (=> lodger).

 

LOMME (subst m) sky (rocket) (=> pocket) (fx my skies are empty); Lucy Locket (=> pocket).

 

LUNSJ (subst m) kidney punch (=> lunch).

 

LUS (subst m) (flertall) boys on ice (=> lice).

 

LYS (subst n) Harry Randall (=> candle).

 

LØGN (subst m) porky (pork pie => lie).

 

LØGNER (subst m) holy friar (=> liar).

 

LØNN (subst m) greengages (=> wages); greens.

 

MAGE (subst m) Auntie Nelly (=> belly); Newington Butts (=> guts); Newingtons.

 

MANN (subst m) (ektemann) old pot and pan (=> old man => husband).

 

MIDDAG (subst m) Lilley & Skinner (=> dinner); Jim(my) Skinner (=> dinner).

 

MORMON (subst m) Jerry O'Gorman (=> Mormon).

 

MUNN (subst m) North and South (=> mouth); boat (=> boat race => face) (fx shut your boat!).

 

MØRK (adj) Noah's Ark (=> dark) (fx I hate it when it's so Noah's Ark in here).

 

NEGL (subst m) (flertall) monkey's tails (=> nails).

 

NESE (subst m) I suppose (=> nose).

 

NYBEGYNNER (subst m) Lilley & Skinner (=> beginner).

 

ORD (subst n) dicky bird (=> word).

 

OST (subst m) stand at ease (=> cheese).

 

PARAPLY (subst m) Auntie Ella (=> umbrella).

 

PARK (subst m) Noah's Ark (=> park).

 

PARYKK (subst m) Irish (jig) (=> wig).

 

PELLE (vb) ... pell deg vekk! take a penn'orth! (>cf tur).

 

PENGER (subst) bees (and honey) (=> money) (fx how much bees do I have to come up with?); bread (and honey) (=> money).

 

PIANO (subst m) Joanna (=> pianner => piano).

 

PILLE (subst m) Jack and Jill (=> pill).

 

PROBLEM (subst n) (flertall) barney (=> barney rubble => trouble).

 

PUND (subst n) jimmy (Jimmy Goblin => sovereign); 20 ~ apple core (=> score); 25 ~ macaroni (=> pony).

 

PUPP (subst m) (flertall) Bristol cities (=> titties); Bristols.

 

PURK (subst m) grasshopper (=> copper); bottle and stopper (=> copper).

 

PUTE (subst m) weeping willow (=> pillow).

 

REGN (subst n) Andy Cain (=> rain); pleasure and pain (=> rain).

 

REGNING (subst m) Beecham's (pill) (=> bill) (fx can I have the beecham's please?); rhubarb (pill) (=> bill).

 

RESULTAT (subst n) (av fotballkamp) (Scot.) Hampden roar (=> score).

 

ROM (subst m) Tom Thumb (=> rum); thimble and thumb (=> rum).

 

RUMPE (subst m) Khyber (Pass) (=> arse) (fx stick it up your Khyber!); bottle (and glass) (=> arse).

 

SAG (subst m) bear's paw (=> saw).

 

SANG (subst m) ding-dong (=> song).

 

SAUS (subst m) (brun) Army and Navy (=> gravy).

 

SENERE (adv) ... vi sees (~) alligator (=> later).

 

SENG (subst m) Uncle Ned (=> bed).

 

SIGARETT (subst m) oily rag (=> fag).

 

SILD (subst m) ... saltet ~ Jack the Ripper (=> kipper).

 

SJEF (subst m) pitch and toss (=> boss).

 

SJEKK (subst m) I'm a wreck (=> cheque); goose's neck (=> cheque); goose's (fx please write me a goose's); goose (fx I'm never gonna take your goose, it's gonna bounce).

 

SKAP (subst n) Mother Hubbard (=> cupboard).

 

SKIP (subst n) 'apenny (dip) (=> ship).

 

SKJORTE (subst mf) dicky (dirt) (=> shirt) (fx I need another clean dicky); Uncle (Bert) (=> shirt).

 

SKO (subst m) red, white and blue (=> shoe).

 

SLAGSMÅL (subst n) read and write (=> fight).

 

SLÅSSKAMP (subst m) read and write (=> fight).

 

SMIL (subst m) penny-a-mile (=> smile); penny.

 

SMØR (subst n) roll me in the gutter (=> butter); Johnny Rutter (=> butter); stammer and stutter (=> butter).

 

SOKK (subst m) almond (rock) (=> sock) (fx your almonds need washing); Tilbury’s (=> Tilbury Docks => socks) (fx I need a new pair of Tilbury’s).

 

SOL (subst mf) Bath bun (=> sun).

 

SPADE (subst m) Lord Lovell (=> shovel).

 

SPANN (subst n) Mrs Duckett (=> bucket).

 

SPASERTUR (subst m) ball of chalk (=> walk); whisper (and talk) (fx he went out for a whisper) (>tur).

 

SPURV (subst m) bow and arrow (=> sparrow).

 

SPØK (subst n) Bushey Park (=> lark).

 

STINKE (vb) pen and ink (=> stink); pen (fx it really pens in here).

 

STJELE (vb) half-inch (=> pinch).

 

STOL (subst m) lion's lair (=> chair); Lionel Blair (=> chair); (flertall) Owen Nares (=> chairs).

 

STØVEL (subst m) (flertall) daisy roots (=> boots).

 

SUPPE (subst mf) loop the loop (=> soup) (fx a nice bowl of loop the loop would do me real good right about now); loopers.

 

SVARTING (subst m) (neds.) Harvest Moon (=> coon).

 

SVINDLER (subst m) babbling brook (=> crook).

 

SYK (adj) Tom and Dick (=> sick); Bob (and Dick) (=> sick).

 

SYLTETØY (subst m) baby's pram (=> jam).

 

SØNN (subst m) Bath bun (=> son).

 

SØSTER (subst mf) skin and blister (=> sister).

 

SØVN (subst m) plough the deep (=> sleep); bo-peep (=> sleep).

 

SÅPE (subst m) Cape of Good Hope (=> soap); band of hope (=> soap).

 

TANTE (subst mf) Mrs Chant (=> aunt).

 

TANN (subst m) (flertall) Hampstead (Heath) (=> teeth); hampsteads; hamps.

 

TE (subst m) rosy (lea) (=> tea); you and me (=> tea).

 

TELEFON (subst m) dog and bone (=> phone); Molly Malone (=> phone).

 

TID (subst m) bird lime (=> time).

 

TISSE (vb) hit and miss (=> piss); take a jimmy (riddle) (=> piddle); go for a jimmy.

 

TITT (subst m) butchers (hook) (=> look) (fx take a butchers at it); Captain Cook (=> look); cook; ta en ~ på take a Captain Cook/a cook/a butchers at.

 

TOBAKK (subst m) salmon (and trout) (=> snout).

 

TOG (subst n) Mary Blane (=> train).

 

TRAPP (subst m) apples (and pairs) (=> stairs).

 

TRIKK (subst m) jam-jar (=> tram car).

 

TRO (vb) Adam and Eve (=> believe) (fx I don't Adam and Eve you).

 

TUR (subst m) ball of chalk (=> walk); penn'orth (of chalk) (=> walk).

 

TV (subst m) nervo and knox (=> goggle box); Marie Correlli (=> telly).

 

TYSTER (subst m) (politi) Noah's Ark (=> narc).

 

TYV (subst m) tea leaf (=> thief).

 

ULYKKE (subst m) sausage and mash (=> crash).

 

VARM (adj) peas in the pot (=> hot); peasy.

 

VEI (subst m) frog (and toad) (=> road) (fx driving down that frog felt great).

 

VEKK (adv) ... ha/kom/pell deg ~ take a penn'orth (>cf tur).

 

VEST (subst m) Jimmy Prescott (=> waistcoat).

 

VIN (subst m) mammy (mine) (=> wine).

 

VINDU (subst n) burnt cinder (=> winder => window).

 

WHISKY (subst m) gay and frisky (=> whisky); (Scotch) pimple and blotch (=> Scotch).

 

ØL (subst n) never fear (=> beer); pig's (ear) (=> beer) (fx I like me a glass of pig's); Nelson (Nelson Mandela => Stella Artois); (sterkt mørkt øl) salmon and trout (=> stout); (type fatøl) April Fritter (=> bitter).

 

ØRE (subst n) bottle of beer (=> ear); (flertall) bottle of beers (=> ears).

 

ØYE (subst n) Nellie Blight (=> sight) (fx do you think there's something wrong with me Nellie Blights?); mince (pie) (=> eye) (fx she's got these big minces).

 

ÅS (subst m) Jack and Jill (=> hill).

 

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