Scottish Word: Thon.
“Aye weel Janus it’s thon time o year again.” Translated: thon: indicating something more remote from a person than another or others. “Yes indeed Janus it is that time of year again.” The Scottish Word: thon … Continue reading Thon.
Scottish Word: Keek.
“What de ye mean it’s fell sair? Ah’m only takin a wee keek.” Translated: keek: peek. “What do you mean it is acutely painful? I am only taking a little quick look” The Scottish Word: keek … Continue reading Keek.
Scottish Word: Reid.
“When ye get stottin fou on yir reid planet, dae ye see triple?” Translated: reid: red. “When you get really really drunk on your red planet, do you see triple?” The Scottish Word: reid with its … Continue reading Reid.
“Ahm sorry but there’s nae denyin it. Ye’ve got a skellie ee.” Translated: skellie: squint, strabismus, abnormal alignment of the eyes. “I am sorry but there is no denying it. You have a squint.” Flawed – … Continue reading Skellie.
Scottish Word: Onywye.
“Ah’m no gonna be askin ye tae play again onywye.” Translated: onywye, ony-way, oniewye, oanieway: anyway. “I am not going to be asking you to play again anyway.” The Scottish Word: onywye with its definition and … Continue reading Onywye.
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.
“Wir ye on the bash when ye bashed yir broo?” Translated: on the bash: on a drinking spree. “Were you on a drinking spree when you badly struck your forehead?” The Scottish Word: on the bash … Continue reading On the Bash.
Scottish Word: Keeker.
‘Jings Erchie, that’s some keeker yiv got yersel.’ ‘Aye . . . but you want to see the other guy.’ Translated: keeker: a black eye. ‘Goodness Archibald, that is a rather serious black eye that you … Continue reading Keeker.