Scottish Word: Stert.
“Yiv forgot the stairter key, it’ll no stairt wi-oot it.” Translated: stert, stairt: start. “You have forgotten the ignition key, it will not start without it.” stɛrt journey. Sorry if it’s a bit ageist. Leaving the … Continue reading Stert.
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: 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: Luggie.
“Ahm thinkin they two numpties are cheating an putting mair than the rasps they pick intae their luggies tae up the wecht.” Translated: luggie: usually a bucket held at one’s waist with twine – used in … Continue reading Luggie.