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Friday 07 October 2022

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Pâl'-ou l'Jèrriais? in other words, how good is your Jèrriais?

See if you can find these common Jèrriais phrases in the word-search below, you might even recognise a few! Bouonne cache!

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Translations: 

À bétôt - goodbye

bachîn - basin, used in the traditional act of 'bachîn ringing'

Bônsouair - good evening

Bouan Noué - Merry Christmas

Bouônjour - good morning 

Côtil - sloping field (for growing potatoes) 

Mauve - seagull

Mielle - the word used to describe Jersey's vast sand dunes

Nânnîn - no 

Pouclée - dolmen

Vraic - seaweed (gathered for use as fertiliser) 

Brancage - call yourself a Bean, ma luv? This one really needs to explanation...

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