Scottish Word: Huidin.
Look! There wiz a perfectly guid huidin oan that rock that ye rowed aside. Ye could’ve moved the flowers and swingle’t open easy. Ruined. Ma step-faither wiz real guid at fittin them tae cabinets inaw. Translation: … Continue reading Huidin.
Scottish Word: A-jee
Look. The door’s a-jee. Dae ye think we should we jist go in? Translated: a-jee:ajar. Look. The door is ajar. Do you think we should just go in? aʤi
Hoi – dinni forget yer denner-poke. It’s got a leaky jeelie donut, a slice o fried clootie dumplin wi pickle an a potted heid piece wi HP sauce. Translated: denner-poke: lunch-bag. Hey – don’t forget your … Continue reading Denner-Poke
"I dinni think it’s sic a big secret massel. Ye can see it clearly oan google earth, it’s oan the estate plan an the auld gairdner keeps giein the hinges a reglar ile." Translated: gairdner:gardener. "I … Continue reading Gairdner
"Tak that ye gralloch ye." Translated: gralloch: the disembowelling of a deer, disembowel. "Take that! You cleaner of carcasses you." ˡgraləx jump. My granny used to do this job and I often felt like the child. … Continue reading Gralloch
“Stammygastered that’s what I am – aw year ah’ve waited tae see the big event. The Hogmanay fireworks ower the bridges an then it aw goes aff at once in one big flash – it’s the … Continue reading Stammygaster
Scottish Word: Buddy
“Dae ye no think it’s lookin like there’s nae buddy in it?” Translated: buddy: a human being, person, body. “Do you not think that it is beginning to look like it does not have a person … Continue reading Buddy
Scottish Word: Caw
"An did youz no think that tunnelin oot thon pile o snow fur an igloo widni ca in ma garage door? Good grief it’s basic engineering." Translated: caw, ca in: drive in, cave in. "And did … Continue reading Caw
Scottish Word: Awricht
"Hoi! Hoi you! Is it awricht if I chap wi this thing or is there a door bell for the sake of safety?" Translated: awricht: all right, permissible, allowable. "Hoi! Hoi you! Is it permissible to … Continue reading Awricht
Scottish Word: Besom
“Relax – the besom’s nae tae sweep or poke or pou ye aff. It’s fur yer mentor tae support ye.” Translated: besom: long handled brush or broom. “Relax – the brush is not to sweep or … Continue reading Besom