Scottish Word: Cheyne.
Whaur’s that damn puggie that caws hissel a librarian ya beardie bulfie? I’ll teach him tae keep me cheyned up oan the shelf aside a lot o lesser buiks. Bring him forth! Translation: cheyne, chine, chene, … Continue reading Cheyne.
Scottish Word: Sicker.
I’m prood tae hae selt massel tae dottal dotards fur a sixpence and will serve their crooked administration tae ma fu sneddum. And I will be certain tae gi aw mice the mell they sair deserve. … Continue reading Sicker.
Scottish Word: Dug.
They think yer a deid dug and are dragging the bottom for yer corpse. But nae worries wee livin dug – yince yer cleeked up tae this rocket ah’ve got here ye’ll be up tae the … Continue reading Dug.
Scottish Word: Rackle.
“Pouin thon rackle’s mair like tae sink us than empty the room dae ye no think?” Translated: rackle: a chain, small chain on a pipe stem attaching the lid and a pin for cleanin it out, … Continue reading Rackle.
Scottish Word: Wye.
“Stap yer dry boak, get yer heid oot o the backet an get it intae the buik tae see if sail gies wye tae steam or if steam gies wye tae sail.” Translated: wey, wye, wa: … Continue reading Wye.
Scottish Word: Coont.
"Ah ken, but it’s the thoucht that coonts, ma wee pal." Translated: coont, cwint: add up, count. "I know, but it’s the thought that counts, my small new acquaintance and friend." kunt gesture. It’s three weeks … Continue reading Coont.
Scottish Word: Ern.
“Al Queada or no, that amount of oxter hair looks ern, I’m going tae shave it off for ye.” Translated: ern: irritate, pain. “Al Queada or not, that amount of oxter hair looks as if it … Continue reading Ern.
“Ye dinni need yer big plastipoke the-day. Ah’m oan the pan an it does flush. Awa back tae yer cookin.” Translated: plastipoke: plastic bag, plastic carrier bag. “You don’t need your big plastic bag today. I’m … Continue reading Plastipoke.
Scottish Word: Gate.
“There’s a bygate thon wye – it is shorter but mainly it’s mair interesting.” Translated: gate: path, a way, a road (bygate: a side path). “There is a byway that goes in that direction – it … Continue reading Gate.
Scottish Word: Geggie.
“Ah warned ye tae shut yer geggie.” Translated: geggie: mouth (not used in polite conversation). “I did warn you to shut your mouth.”