Scottish Word: Ech.
“Ech! An it tastes like it too…” Translated: ech: an expression of disgust. “Yeuch! And it tastes like it too…” The Scottish Word: ech with its definition and its meaning illustrated and captioned with the word … Continue reading Ech.
Scottish Word: Howk.
“Sic guid seasonal earnings winni gang awa. Nae machine will ivir howk tatties oot o the glaur fitlike hauns can – it canni de done, happy days.” Translated: howk: dig out. “Such opportunity for earning substantial … Continue reading Howk.
Scottish Word: Piece.
‘Foo is’t, gaffer, that quines nivir git thir piece mankit?’ Translated: piece: sandwich. ‘Boss, how is it that girls never get their sandwich dirty?’ Poise – in my experience girls always seem to have more poise … Continue reading Piece.
Scottish Word: Clarty.
‘AYE it’s gey clarty the-day.’ Translated: clarty: mucky, besmeared with unpleasant stuff, usually very sticky. ‘Yes indeed, it is a rather sticky muddy messy day to be out and about.’ muddy (two entries really). Like IF … Continue reading Clarty.