Orkney dialect and its links to Norwegian

Activity: KE and Outreach activitiesTypes of Public engagement and outreach - Schools engagement


Ragnhild Ljosland was invited to Papdale Primary School (P4) to speak about Orkney dialect and its links to Norwegian. The children learned about this topic through runes, nursery rhymes, and dialect words for local fauna.
Period30 Sept 2014
Held atPapdale Primary School, United Kingdom


  • Dialects of English
  • Orkney
  • Orkney dialect
  • Norn
  • Old Norse
  • Runes
  • Sociolinguistics