Scottish Word: Rousie.
“Hi… Ye hivni seen a bonnie bonnie wee rousie dug aboot here huv ye?” Translated: rousie: restless, easily excited. “Hello… you haven’t seen a lovely lovely little lively dog about here have you?” The Scottish Word: … Continue reading Rousie.
Scottish Word: Fae.
“Huh, ma ma’s mad n wiz gibberin aboot hoo batterin bairns wi eggs’ll bring doon the Demon Hen fae Hell oan me .” Translated: fae: from. “Huh, my mum’s mad, she was prattling on about how … Continue reading Fae.
Scottish Word: Broon.
“Hssst should we no let on the broon’s still in the pooch.” “Nah nivir mind they’re aboot tae use a reid as the cue baw.” Translated: broon: brown. “Hssst should we not reveal to them that … Continue reading Broon.
“Whit are ye mulligrumphin oan aboot noo?” Translated: mulligrumph: a lamentation, a complaint, a state of dissatisfaction. “What are you lamenting on about now?” The Scottish Word: mulligrumph with its definition and its meaning illustrated and … Continue reading Mulligrumph.
Scottish Word: Sclaff.
“Fur a Prophet yir an awfie sclaff aboot in them sandals.” Translated: sclaff: flat footed, shuffle. “For a Prophet you are a terrible flat footed shuffler in these sandals.” The Scottish Word: sclaff with its definition … Continue reading Sclaff.
Scottish Word: Kiggle.
“Aye, it’s a braver man than me kigglin aboot oot there.” Translated: kiggle: to wobble. “Yes Indeed, it is a braver man than me that is wobbling about out there.” The Scottish Word: kiggle with its … Continue reading Kiggle.
“It’s a queeriosity, nae doot aboot it.” Translated: queeriosity: something strange, a curiosity. “It is a very strange and peculiar thing, without a doubt certainly.” The Scottish Word: queeriosity with its definition and its meaning illustrated … Continue reading Queeriosity.
“Fur thatchin is it? That’ll be twa bob a threave which is twa stooks which maks oot tae aboot twelve sheaves each, bit it micht vary roon aboot here ye ken.” Translated: threave: a measure of … Continue reading Threave.
Scottish Word: Jouk.
“Aw his joukin aboot wis a waste o space.” Translated: jouk: duck, dodge, avoid. “All his ducking and dodging about was without value and lacking in worth.” The Scottish Word: jouk with its definition and its … Continue reading Jouk.
“Nae doot aboot it. They’re aw skew-whiff. We’ll hae tae dae them aw again.” Translated: skew-whiff: awry, squint, this way and that. “No doubt about it. They are all this way and that. We will have … Continue reading Skew-whiff.