Scottish Word: Maun.
“Awa tae Scotland for compassion. We’ve democracy, oil, war, votes, blood, retribution and revenge tae maun and sclave tae this modern world.” Translated: maun: manage, strengthen, grow. “Away to Scotland for compassion. We have democracy, oil, … Continue reading Maun.
Scottish Word: Mirken.
“First cam the volcanic ash frae Eyjafjallajökull an oor een were mirken. Then the dust made oor kail an neeps grow muckle an noo they’re stingin an eatin us an wi canni see.” Translated: mirken: darken. … Continue reading Mirken.
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.”
Scottish Word: Wiskir.
“Jings, her wisker wis fair fu the-day.” Translated: wisker: belt with padded section full of holes to hold knitting needles; a bunch of straw folded over neatly, bound tightly and tucked in the apron to hold … Continue reading Wiskir.