Scottish Word: Bourie
“Hello wee man. What brings you doon oor bourie on a braw bricht day like the-day?” Translated: bourie: burrow, lair of an animal. “Hello youngster. What brings you down our burrow on such a nice bright … Continue reading Bourie
Scottish Word: Smit.
“Get awa fae me, ye’ll gie me the smit.” Translated: smit: infect, contaminate with. “Get away from me, you’ll infect me with what you’ve got.”
“Awa an wheesht min, yir haiverin!” Translated: haiverin: talking foolishly. “Go away and be silent man, you are speaking nonsense!”