Scottish Word: Howdie.
“Whaurs the howdie… ?” Translated: howdie: midwife. “Where’s the midwife… ?” The Scottish Word: howdie with its definition and its meaning illustrated and captioned with the word used in context in the Scots language and in … Continue reading Howdie.
Scottish Word: Widdie.
“Any more of your bad behaviour an I’m takin this widdie tae yer backside.” Translated: widdie:a twig or wand of tough but flexible wood. “Any more of your bad behaviour and I am going to take … Continue reading Widdie.
“Fish are gey dossinit craiters are they no.” Translated: dossinit: without sense, stupid. “Fish are rather stupid creatures aren’t they.” The Scottish Word: dossinit with its definition and its meaning illustrated and captioned with the word … Continue reading Dossinit.
Scottish Word: Widdle.
“Aw naw! He’s widdlin aw ower me!” Translated: widdle: urinate gently, to leisurely pee. “Oh no! He is urinating all over me!” The Scottish Word: widdle with its definition and its meaning illustrated and captioned with … Continue reading Widdle.
“Hoi! It’s ower an oor ago, it wiz, since ah telt yez tae awa tae yer scratcher!” Translated: scratcher: bed. “Hey! It’s over an hour ago, it was, since I told you two to get away … Continue reading Scratcher.
“Hash oan Jack! Thon muckleboukit beezer’s fair fleein doon the bene-stock.” Translated: muckleboukit: big built. “Speed on Jack and don’t worry about the quality of the work! That big built exceptional person is in exceedingly fast … Continue reading Muckleboukit.
Scottish Word: Shin.
“An is that where yer leavin yir shin, uniform an scuil bag, is it?” Translated: shin: shoes. “And is that one’s usual location for storing one’s shoes, uniform and schoolbag, is it?” The Scottish Word: shin … Continue reading Shin.
Scottish Word: Doot.
“Aye… Ah doot this means it’s gonna be a rumballiach crossin ower the causeway” Translated: doot: doubt, suspect. “Ah yes… I suspect it is going to be a stormy crossing over the causeway. ” The Scottish … Continue reading Doot.
Scottish Word: Disna.
“He disna hae a clue hoo tae dae it but he wini let oor bairn in tae dae it.” Translated: disna: does not. “He does not have a clue as to how to do it but … Continue reading Disna.
Scottish Word: Wean.
“Ah’ll huv tae gang in Niamh, the weans bawlin his lungs oot.” Translated: wean: child, small person or thing. “I shall have to go inside Neeve, my young one seems to be crying quite hard.” The … Continue reading Wean.