Scottish Word: Ruckle.
“Canny, queat an swipper includes no lettin oot a ruckle – ye eejit!” Translated: ruckle: rattle, roaring or gurgling sound – particular of the breath of the dying. “Careful, quiet and swift includes one being definite … Continue reading Ruckle.
“He’ll be awricht in a minute, it’s the first time he’s seen trollie-bags stewn aboot willy nilly – or aataw for that matter.” Translated: trollie-bags: intestines or entrails. “He will be fine in a minute, it … Continue reading Trollie-bags.
Scottish Word: Cuttle.
“Whit are you lookin sae sweamish at – ahm jist cuttlin ma dirk.” Translated: cuttle: whet, sharpen. “What are you looking so squeamish about – I am only sharpening my dagger.” The Scottish Word: cuttle with … Continue reading Cuttle.
Scottish Word: Thoumb.
“Ooooyah! Ah dinni care that yer the sair lug an thoumb pixie an it’s yer job – yer gettin a beltin.” Translated: thoumb: thumb. “Oooooyah! I don’t care if you are the sore ear and thumb … Continue reading Thoumb.
Scottish Word: Wallie.
“Oh wallie wallie wallie a jist meant tae cut aff yir tail, sairie moose. ” Translated: wallie: an exclamation of dismay, distress. “Oh how awfully awfully distressing! I just meant to cut off your tail, sorry … Continue reading Wallie.
“Aye yer fine sheriff, I can see that the bullet wheiched strauched through.” Translated: wheech: move sharply at speed, whip through the air with a whizzing sound. “Don’t worry you are fine sheriff, I can see … Continue reading Straucht.
Scottish Word: Wisni.
“It wisni me.” Translated: wisni: was not. “It was not I.” The Scottish Word: wisni with its definition and its meaning illustrated and captioned with the word used in context in the Scots language and in … Continue reading Wisni.
“Yir lookin gey peely-wally Erchie. Is yer new click keepin ye oot ower late?” Translated: peely-wally: pale, sickly. “You are looking rather pale and drawn Archibald. Is your new girlfriend keeping you out over late?” Pale. … Continue reading Peely-Wally.
Scottish Word: Mumpin.
“Will you stop mumpin oan man. It’s nocht bit a scratch.” Translated: mumpin: complaining. “Will you stop continuously complaining man. It is nought but a scratch.” The Scottish Word: mumpin with its definition and its meaning … Continue reading Mumpin.