Scottish Word: Hingin.
“Hey Dad goan sing Ten Green Bottles whilst yir hingin oan the waw.” Translated: hingin: hanging. “Hey Dad, go and sing Ten Green Bottles while you are hanging on the wall.” The Scottish Word: hingin with … Continue reading Hingin.
Scottish Word: Douce.
” . . . an Boss can ah also say that yiv nivir looked sae douce ava an . . .” Translated: douce: neat, tidy, loveable, respectable. “. . . and Boss can I also say that you have … Continue reading Douce.
Scottish Word: Tint.
On Celebrated Lawyers. He clenched his pamphlets in his fist, He quoted and he hinted, Till, in a declamation-mist, His argument he tint it: He gaiped for ‘t, he graiped for ‘t, He fand it was awa, man; … Continue reading Tint.
Scottish Word: Widni.
“Nah dinni dinni, ah widni dae that if I wus you Wullie.” Translated: widni, widna: wouldn’t, would not. “No don’t don’t, I would not do that if I was you William.” The Scottish Word: widni with … Continue reading Widni.