"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.
Scottish Word: Mirken.
“First cam the volcanic ash frae Eyjafjallajökull an oor een were mirken. Then the dust made oor kail an neeps grow muckle an noo they’re stingin an eatin us an wi canni see.” Translated: mirken: darken. … Continue reading Mirken.
Scottish Word: Rake.
“If you’re certain the electric is aff this time fur sure, then – and only then – have a rake in the box and see if you can find the sharpening tools.” Translated: rake: search amongst … Continue reading Rake.
Scottish Word: Rime.
‘ERCHIE ya bam! Yiv been makin yir mark in the rime again’ Translated: rime: a fragile frosty white crystalline deposit on the ground and other surfaces, usually in the morning. ‘Archibald you idiot! You have been … Continue reading Rime.