Scottish Word: Shilpit.
“I’m awfy sairie sir, the sunblocks are gey shilpit an consequently it’s takin ages tae rub enough on.” Translated: shilpit: thin, insipid, puny. “I am so very sorry sir, the sunblocks are rather thin and and … Continue reading Shilpit.
Scottish Word: Stooshie.
“Ye better come an document the hell oot o this, it’s gonna cause a stooshie.” Translated: stooshie, strushie, strooshie: a disturbance, commotion, tumult, squabble. “You had better come and document this thoroughly, it is going to … Continue reading Stooshie.
Scottish Word: Stammle.
“Jings yer pulse is fairly fleein, but ah’m no a real nurse ye ken. I wiz jist bikin bye on the way tae a fancy dress foy when ye suddenly stammled intae the leerie stoup – … Continue reading Stammle.
Scottish Word: Socht.
“If you socht mair doon tae earth practical tasks nearer tae hand ye micht find yersel mair content.” Translated: socht, soucht: search for, look for. “If you looked for more down to earth practical tasks nearer … Continue reading Socht.
Scottish Word: Denner.
“Tak us doon tae the lurgy deeps an oor denner ma trusty steed an hunter.” Translated: denner, dennar: dinner, dine. “Take us down to the infested deeps and get us some food, my trusty steed and … Continue reading Denner.
Scottish Word: Whiff.
“whiff it tae me, whiff it tae me an ah’ll whuff it back again.” Translated: whiff, whuff: drive or carry by blowing. “Blow it to me, blow it to me and I’ll blow it back again.” … Continue reading Whiff.
Scottish Word: Spirlie.
“Ach! Yir still spirlie and ill-thriven, whit’s adae wi ye? I’ve hud enough! Ah’m no waitin onie longer.” Translated: spirlie: thin, spindly. “Argh! You are still skinny and scraggy, what is wrong with you? I have … Continue reading Spirlie.
Scottish Word: Bridie.
“Wana bridie?” “Aye. Twa plain eens anan ingin ‘in ana. Ta.” “Yon quine’s awa wi the last ingin yin.” Translated: bridie: sausage meat wrapped in a circular pastry case folded over. Can also contain herbs, pepper … Continue reading Bridie.
Scottish Word: Intimmers.
“I’d leave well enough alone if I was you Erchie. There’s likely tae be hell tae pay for fouterin wi the intimmers.” Translated: intimmers: internal structure, the mechanism. “I’d leave well enough alone if I was … Continue reading Intimmers.