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: Swack.
"Hmmmm this is swack n tasty." Translated: swack: moist and soft, easily mouldable; of cheese. "Hmmmm this is moist, soft and tasty." swak
“Back off! Back off! Yiv rowed the hail kebbock ontae ma nadgers!” Translated: kebbock: ~ of cheese; the whole of the cheese. “Back off! Back off! You’ve rolled the whole of the cheese onto my nadgers!”
Scottish Word: Pou.
“Yer awricht so far, try gi’in it a harder pou.” Translated: pou: pull. “You’re all right so far, try giving it a harder pull.”
Scottish Word: Aboot.
“Weel, they’ve aboot got the costume right, but why they always think ahm a gigantic muckle lump like thon an still shin doon a lum beats me.” Translated: aboot: about, nearly. “Well, they have just about … Continue reading Aboot.
Scottish Word: Wean.
“Ah’ll huv tae gang in Niamh, the weans bawlin his lungs oot.” Translated: wean: child, small person or thing. “I shall have to go inside Neeve, my young one seems to be crying quite hard.”