Scottish Word: Daffin.
“Ah wiz jist daffin. Nae hairm meant. They’re for luck – ye ken.” Translated: daffin: fun, merry behaviour. “I was just fooling around. No harm meant. They are for luck – you know, that belief about … Continue reading Daffin.
Scottish Word: Aff.
“A reid card’s a reid card, whether it’s Pluto, Neptune or Mars. Yir aff!” Translated: aff: off. “A red card is a red card whether it is Pluto, Neptune or Mars. You are sent off, go!”
Scottish Word: Fizzin.
“Yiv done it noo. He’ll be fizzin fur sure.” Translated: fizzin: be in a rage, bad tempered. “You have done it now. He will be very very angry for certain.”
Scottish Word: Nieve.
“Onie mair o yir snash an I’ll dunt yer napper wi ma nieve.” Translated: nieve: fist. “Any more of your insults and I’ll bop you on the head with my fist.”
Scottish Word: Jouk.
“Aw his joukin aboot wis a waste o space.” Translated: jouk: duck, dodge, avoid. “All his ducking and dodging about was without value and lacking in worth.”