Cork Slang, Like A Dictionary of Cork Slang
Originally by Seán Beecher
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DEKKO (OR DEKHO)

Construct: Noun
Definition: A look, a glance.
Use: Take a dekko at that.
Take a look at that.
Derivation: Possibly Irish 'D'fhéach' - past tense of 'Féach' - to look.
Also 'Có-déicsiú' - a viewing together, and 'Déccain' - a seeing, a look. (Meyer)
possibly Hindustani 'Dekho' - to see. (Concise Oxford Dictionary)
Note 'Dekho' - to see. (Concise Oxford Dictionary)
Note 'Dekho' probably introduced to Cork by the Munster Fusiliers.


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