STOP! mha jo jo yer no a foggie bummer. Yer nooo… Translate: foggie bummer: the wild or carder bee. STOP! my darling you are not a moss bee. You’re noooot… ′fɔgi bɔml The Scottish Word: foggie … Continue reading Foggie bummer.
Scottish Word: Oors.
It taks me oors tae walk in here tae deliver yer mail Sharma ahn there ye sit daein nithin, no even offerin me a cup o tea or a drink o yer ginger. And whits mair … Continue reading Oors.
Scottish Word: Haun.
“Caw canny Maud – if their haun feels wet and cauld they’re alright to eat – if it’s hot an dry they’re diseased.” Translate: haun: hand. “Be careful Maud – if their hand is cold and … Continue reading Haun.
Scottish Word: Bygate.
“There’s a bygate thon wye – it is shorter but mainly it’s mair interesting.” Translate: gate: path, a way, a road (bygate: a side path). “There is a byway that goes in that direction – it … Continue reading Bygate.
Scottish Word: Gowp.
“Gies a gowp o grub ah’m stervin.” Translate: gaup, gawp, gowp: large mouthful, to swallow big. “Have you a decent mouthful of food for me, I’m starving.” The Scottish Word: gowp with its definition and its … Continue reading Gowp.
Scottish Word: Jist.
“Ah can jist see yir grannie’s wheelchair but ah canni see yer grannie.” Translate: jist: just. “I can just see your grannie’s wheelchair but I can’t see your grannie.” The Scottish Word: jist with its definition … Continue reading Jist.
Scottish Word: Kiggle.
“Aye, it’s a braver man than me kigglin aboot oot there.” Translate: kiggle: to wobble. “Yes Indeed, it is a braver man than me that is wobbling about out there.” The Scottish Word: kiggle with its … Continue reading Kiggle.
Scottish Word: Lavvy.
“An this is oor lavvy.” Translate: lavvy: toilet, lavatory. “And this is our toilet.” The Scottish Word: lavvy with its definition and its meaning illustrated and captioned with the word used in context in the Scots … Continue reading Lavvy.