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 amoont of oxter hair luiks 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.
Scottish Word: Graip.
“Welcome – this is yir jile and I’m yer jiler for the-day – noo get ben the hoose and assume the position for tae be graiped.” Translated: graip: search with the hands, probe, examine. “Welcome – … Continue reading Graip.