Ah ken ye think ahm bein fykerie but ahm no diving in there wi-oot that lifebelt. Throw it in.
Noo, is there enough sugar? Ye ken I like twa lumps.
Ahn tak a tot o the temperature while yer at it. Ahm no wantin it too cauld.
Ah hope it’s no ower strong. It looks gey dark tae me. Did ye gie it a steer?
fykerie: fusspot, a fussy pernickety person, fastidiousness over trifles.
I know that you think I am being a fusspot but I am not diving in there without that lifebelt. Throw it in.
Now is there enough sugar. You know I like two lumps.
And take a small sample of the temperature while you’re at it. I am not desiring it to be too cold.
I hope it is not over strong. It looks rather dark to me. Did you give it a stir?
The Scottish Word: fykerie with its definition and its meaning illustrated and captioned with the word used in context in the Scots language and in English.