Scottish Word: Squint.
Weel done min, Captain Frumpsqualler the first is noo straicht jist like ye straichtened Skew Bazzer Whiffington ahn the ithers, but ah see Baw Graip Clatterbutt the third is noo the squint yin. Ye’ll hae tae … Continue reading Squint.
Scottish Word: Chaft.
Staun bye chiels, I see the spune oan its wye. Get ready tae pit yer backs intae it eneuch tae strain them tuith bandits. Mak that fitwhirlie dirl tae clap the chafts richt weel. Translation: chaft: … Continue reading Chaft.
Scottish Word: Leid.
Yir leid lid’s nae yis as protection agin the 5G mast Covid 19 transmitter. Which is shite onywye. Especially if’n awbody has tae open a hatch tae spik te ye. Yer intae overkill wi this. Keepin … Continue reading Leid.
Scottish Word: Nacket.
Weel Devitt, ye ken yer nithin but a nacket. Ahn a peedie een at that. Whit d’ye think ye can dae agin sic a slee sicker o a sodger as the muckle Goliath yonder. An whit’s … Continue reading Nacket.
Scottish Word: Pow.
Yiv blowdered yer pow intae orbit agin an I doot I’ll be able tae retrieve this time tae stick it back. It’s no like ye hivni been warned o aw the dangers o scorchin oot yer … Continue reading Pow.
Scottish Word: Chib.
Ye widni chib yer fingers sae much if ye used the chib protector. Ye ken hoo it works right? Ye hook yin edge o it oer the side o yer workbench an place yer lino on … Continue reading Chib.
Scottish Word: Bojoed.
Yiv bin bojoed pal. Ye’ll never see yer duds again. Yir awright – we aw get bojoed. Translated: bojoed: swindled, fooled out of something, conned. You have been swindled my friend. You’ll never see your belongings … Continue reading Bojoed.
Scottish Word: Pleen.
“Ye swabs. Ah’m awa tae get ma stripes so ye’ll huv tae tak ma orders strict, an there will be nae mair pleens agin me frae youz or else.” Translated: pleen: formal complaint. “You swabs. I … Continue reading Pleen.
Scottish Word: Glaur.
“Aye ah can see yer in the glaur plantin mangroves tae restaur the environment and gaird agin the effecks o changin sea levels and as a penance for imperialism but ah still need tae tak a … Continue reading Glaur.
Scottish Word: Home
Home of Scottish Words Illustrated. Scottish words are full of attitude, great on the ear, emotive, and most are not too far from English which makes them globally accessible. Also I hear and speak it every … Continue reading Home