Let the wind blow high, let the wind blow low, Through the streets in my kilt I’ll go, And all the lassies shout hello, Donald where’s your troosers… Translated: troosers: troos trousers. Let the wind blow … Continue reading Troosers, troos.
Scottish Word: Dryte.
“Ah’m tellin ye Tabatha, Hoolet’s shern free erse is nae indication that yer due a dryte ony time soon for yer compost.” Translated: dryte, drite, drait: defecate, poop, excrement. “I am telling you Tabatha, Owl’s nice … Continue reading Dryte.
Scottish Word: Saft.
“It’s a shame so few folk see a real fire noo-a-days. They’re all gettin saft AND saft in the heid with their central heatin an ithir comforts.” Translated: saft: soft. “It is a shame that so … Continue reading Saft.
“Sorry we’re no dookin cats nae mair, no even wee baudrons’ – Dave over there’s no in fancy dress – it’s first aid.” Translated: baudrons: affectionate name for a cat, happy cat (re: mimic of the … Continue reading Baudrons.
Scottish Word: Bawtie.
“Time for the dug tae darg an the daft bawtie’s naewhere tae be foond – she’s gettin mair an mair like you iviry day.” Translated: bawtie, batie: dog (name for). “It’s time for the dog to … Continue reading Bawtie.
Scottish Word: Socht.
“If you socht mair doon tae earth practical tasks nearer tae hand ye micht find yersel mair content.” Translated: socht, soucht: search for, look for. “If you looked for more down to earth practical tasks nearer … Continue reading Socht.
“There’ll be no hochmagandy on this boat. Quines this wye louns thon wye.” Translated: hochmagandy, houghmagandy, houghmagandie: fornication, sex. “There will be no fornication on this boat. Girls this way, boys that way.” parade – up … Continue reading Hochmagandy.
Scottish Word: Firth.
“This is rare! Cmon let’s awa outside an put the box into the firth an dae it for real.” Translated: firth: estuary, wide inlet of the sea. “This is great fun! Come on let us away … Continue reading Firth.
“Ach… this is gey fusionless broth.” Translated: fusionless: without substance or body, lacking in nourishment, dull, insipid, without taste. “Tut Tut… this is awfully thin, tasteless, insipid, weak, uninspired broth.” The Scottish Word: fushionless with its … Continue reading Fushion.
Scottish Word: Cleuk.
“Yir cat’s cleuked ma ee.” Translated: cleuk, cluke, clook: claw. “Your cat has clawed my eye.” The Scottish Word: cleuk with its definition and its meaning illustrated and captioned with the word used in context in … Continue reading Cleuk.