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(for Shetland words only)
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v - to go; to walk (pt göd, pp gien, prp gyaan). I'll hae ta geng noo afore hit's owre late. to fit, as clothes. Yun'll never geng near dee.

n - a row of stitches in knitting. I wis on me second geng o a hap whin shö cam in; a team of people delving with a Shetland spade. We wrocht aa day wi twa geng o spades. Also used in a number of phrases: geng dee wis, go your ways. Geng dee wis ben trowe; gyaan aboot, on the go, as an epidemic. Der's a feerie gyaan aboot; da gyaan fit is aye gyittin , the active person is always liable to survive.

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