Scottish Word: Lether.
Lether thon waw lads ahn get intae them meschants abune us like a dug leatherin a bawd ahn we’ll finish this seige the-day. Translated: lether, ledder: ladder. Get the ladders up all over that wall lads … Continue reading Lether.
Scottish Word: Scaud.
Noo noo, nae need tae fecht. Ah dinni want tae scaud mah tongue wi ither folks kail, as they say, but ah think I can mediate here ahn help sort you twa lovebirds oot. Translation: scaud: … Continue reading Scaud.
Hop It? Whit dae ye mean hop it!? Hop it yersel ya wee short ersed peengie maithe o a gaird ye. Ye ken ahm the laithsome peg leg peratt yella teeth McGrawker, promoter ahn brither tae … Continue reading Peengie.
Yiv been warned Senga. Noo get yersel tae the gym ah’n work-oot or yir drapped frae the armed fairy flying squad. Ye’ll end up grunded permanently ah’n that’s nae life fur a war fairy. Translation: grunded, … Continue reading Grunded.
Scottish Word: Sicker
I’m prood tae hae selt massel tae dottal dotards fur a sixpence and will serve their crooked administration tae ma fu sneddum. And I will be certain tae gi aw mice the mell they sair deserve. … Continue reading Sicker
"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: Foutie
“I say – that was a wee bit foutie was it no? – He wuz my loon an I wiz up fur it.” Translated: foutie: mean, despicable, underhand, shabby. “I say – that was a little … Continue reading Foutie
Scottish Word: Ilk
“It’s yin o ma ilk right enough. But hoo’d he dee?” Translated: ilk: family, kindred, race. “It is one of my kindred right enough. But how did he die?”
Scottish Word: Pouder
“It’s shivs only frae noo on captain, we’re oot o pouder.” Translated: pouder: powder. “It’s blades only from now on captain, we have run out of gun powder.”
Scottish Word: Claes
“Hoo come in this age of sword and scorcery all you quines get mair claes than us loons?” Translated: claes: clothes. “How come in this age of sword and scorcery all you women get more clothes … Continue reading Claes