Scottish Word: Whiles.
Whiles ye ken, an awfie wee thing can mak ye canty for a spell e’en in the worst o times. Translation: whiles, whyles: sometimes, occasionally. Sometimes you know, an awfully small thing can make you cheerful … Continue reading Whiles.
Scottish Word: Glisk.
Yiv glisk’d at that an glisk’d at thon, glisk’d here an glisk’d there. Yiv glisk’d like a stervin loon. Yer fidgin fain tae be at, what, ye dinni ken, but yir at nithin, nithin’s where yer … Continue reading Glisk.
Scottish Word: Peen.
Diini be feart Flyman for I have Granny Giles’s hat peen tae set ye free. With yin mighty poke I shall burst yer evil bubble. Translation: peen: pin. Do not be frightened Flyman for I have … Continue reading Peen.
Scottish Word: Hairse.
Yer no hairse in the least. Yer scroban soonds fine tae me, yer lighs are clear, an so’s yer thrapple. Ye’ll jist hae tae face facts an admit that yiv got a boukit craw’s heid insteid … Continue reading Hairse.
Scottish Word: Golach.
Hey Brandreth dig oot anither type o oor environmentally freendly bug-aff skoosh. This muckle hairy golach seems tae hae a taste for this yin. It’s no buggin aff. In fact ah think it’s startin tae like … Continue reading Golach.
Hoi – dinni forget yer denner-poke. It’s got a leaky jeelie donut, a slice o fried clootie dumplin wi pickle an a potted heid piece wi HP sauce. Translated: denner-poke: lunch-bag. Hey – don’t forget your … Continue reading Denner-Poke.
Scottish Word: Faik.
“Faik the bag Jimson, faik the bag, Tiddles can be a wee bit cattiewurrie at times.” Translated: faik: fold the mouth (of a sack etc.) outwards and downwards. “Fold back the bag Jimson, fold back the … Continue reading Faik.
“Aye yer a knackie lad son, ye’ll gang far.” Translated: knackie: adriot, deft, skilful, ingenious. “Yes indeed you are a skilful lad son, you’ll go far.” The Scottish Word: knackie with its definition and its meaning … Continue reading Knackie.
Scottish Word: Kithan.
“Yir nithin but an athegither kithan an ye dress like een anaw.” Translated: kithan: rascal, blackguard, a tricky person. “You are nothing but a complete blackguard and you dress like one as well.” The Scottish Word: … Continue reading Kithan.
“Yir fags are drookit!” Translated: Drookit: drenched. “On my journey to the shop and back I’m sorry to say your bags of cigarettes got very very wet.” The Scottish Word: drookit with its definition and its … Continue reading Drookit.