Orcadian


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Or·ca·di·an

 (ôr-kā′dē-ən)
adj.
Of or relating to the Orkney Islands or their people, dialect, or culture.
n.
A native or resident of the Orkney Islands.

[From Latin Orcades, the Orkney Islands.]

Orcadian

(ɔːˈkeɪdɪən)
n
(Peoples) a native or inhabitant of Orkney
adj
of or relating to Orkney
[from Latin Orcades the Orkney Islands]
Translations
Orcadien

Orcadian

[ɔːˈkeɪdɪən]
1. adjdelle Orcadi
2. nabitante m/f delle Orcadi
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First published in 1954, his first sheaf of poems The Storm was a gentle entry from Orcadian George Mackay Brown into the literary firmament.
Karen Matheson plus Fara, Sage Gateshead Fara are a quartet of young female Orcadian folk musicians, three fiddlers and a pianist who have apparently known each other since childhood.
Some subjects examined include the Scillonian entrance graves, chambered cairns and settlements during the Orcadian Neolithic, ritual and religion in Neolithic Crete, the megaliths of northern Guernsey, and evidence for ritual surrounding the unclothed human body on prehistoric Malta during the temple period.
With excellent packaging, extensive sleeve notes, and thirty-three diverse musical offerings, this CD is a valuable and informative addition to Topic Records' Voice of the People series and a welcome contribution to scholarship on Orcadian music.
In Orkney today the people speak a distinctive dialect of Scots that they call Orcadian.
It was the six-year-old's first success carrying the colours of Ian Rushby after trainer James eustace, who persuaded Jeff Smith to pay 35,000gns for him as a yearling, bought him back for 25,000gns at last year's horses-in-training sale, a big attraction both times having been that he is by the unsung kirkwall, sire of his runaway 2004 St Simon winner Orcadian.
The record represents a progression from his 2010 album Notes From an Island, which was a reflection on his Orcadian heritage, and also last year's Bless The Wind, and has garnered praise from the critics.
It ran to the end of January 2011 and confirms her importance in contemporary Orcadian culture.
Damon Albarn collaborator Simon Tong, Orcadian legend Erland Cooper and Yorkshire/Irish lass Hannah Peel create chemistry with gripping tales of historical shame and endurance.
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Beginning with Hugh Marwick's ideas on Orkney Norn and its influence upon the modern Orcadian dialect, this essay will move on to discussing what types of linguistic transfer might (and might not) have taken place between the two varieties.
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