Scottish Word: Dook.
“Naebuddy dooks fur epples nooadays – traicle scones slaithered in traicle is the thing.” Translated: dook: to duck, submerge briefly. “Nobody ducks for apples nowadays – treacle scones slathered in treacle is now what is in … Continue reading Dook.
Scottish Word: Linn.
“Jings … at wis a linn o tummel an no mistake!” Translated: linn: waterfall, usually of a narrow gorge. “My goodness … that was a waterfall full of tumbling and no mistake!” The Scottish Word: linn … Continue reading Linn.
Scottish Word: Nippit.
‘Aye, it’s been a right nippit mornin richt enough.’ Translated: nippit: a very cold snap, sharp frost. ‘I say, it has been a very cold morning indeed, has it not?’ The Scottish Word: nippit with its … Continue reading Nippit.