Scottish Word: Biggit.
Ah’m michtily glad I was biggit tae think oot o the box. Wi ma cobbled thegither brain o deid academics ahm no ataw like thon weet fushion matrix bubble-heided A.I. wha’s reliant on creative learning. Wha … Continue reading Biggit.
Thon Rab Ha o a dug disni ken what ‘his maister’s thee-bane an callour fingered speciality o the day‘ means. Nor what oor speciality meat wi a bane denner we made for him will cost him … Continue reading Callour.
The tounser moose aa’n the teuchter moose. “For the umpteenth time, there’s nae drains awa oot here. So tak yir chantie leavin’s tae the midden aback o the byre whaur ah’m aboot tae empty this pail … Continue reading Tounser.
Scottish Word: Rackle.
“Pouin thon rackle’s mair like tae sink us than empty the room dae ye no think?” Translated: rackle: a chain, small chain on a pipe stem attaching the lid and a pin for cleanin it out, … Continue reading Rackle.
Scottish Word: Caw.
“An did youz no think that tunnelin oot thon pile o snaw fur an igloo widni ca in ma garage door? Good grief it’s basic engineering.” Translated: caw, ca in: drive in, cave in. “And did … Continue reading Caw.
Scottish Word: Braw.
“Oh … I see, yir speciality wafer thin mint fur puddin? Braw.” Translated: braw: very good, fine, splendid. “Oh … I see, your speciality wafer thin mint for dessert? Excellent.” dessert One of my favourite Monty … Continue reading Braw.
Scottish Word: Spin.
“Fur a 143 years ah spin through space marooned wi nowt but a dug tae clap an a diary tae scrieve an NOO ah lose ma pencil. Ma last one.” Translated: spin: progress favourably, journey in … Continue reading Spin.
Scottish Word: Carlie.
“See thon carlie yonder Hugh? Wi oot a doot ah kin assure ye he ayewis, but ayewis, has a reid nose.” Translated: carle, carlie: man, fellow; not in a good way. “Can you spot that scallywag … Continue reading Carlie.
Scottish Word: Gemm.
“Crivens, this’s the first time ah’ve ivir seen a ginge ahead o the gemm.” Translated: gemm, gem, gam: game. “My goodness this is the first time I have ever seen a red haired person ahead of … Continue reading Gemm.
Expanding his head and hat by blocking his exhale.This Scottish word site is for enjoyment and entertainment. If you desire a definitive definition of any word here please consult the relevant dictionaries, lexicons, or grannies. Have … Continue reading Why Scottish Words