- What does yer bum’s oot the Windae mean?
- What does BRAW mean?
- What does inch mean in Scotland?
- What does Och the noo mean?
- How do Scottish say hello?
- How do you say shut up in Scottish?
- What does Dinna fash mean?
- What does Canty mean in Scottish?
- What does Gart mean in Scotland?
- What does Cambus mean in Scotland?
- Why is Och Aye noo offensive?
- What is a braw lad?
- What does Ken mean in Scottish?
- What does Inver mean in Scotland?
What does yer bum’s oot the Windae mean?
You’re talking absolute nonsense“Yer bum’s oot the windae”.
Translation: “You’re talking absolute nonsense”..
What does BRAW mean?
adjective Scot. fine or fine-looking; excellent. finely dressed; dressed in a splendid or gaudy fashion.
What does inch mean in Scotland?
“Inch” in Scottish and Irish placenames (an anglicisation of the Gaelic innis) usually meaning an island (often an islet) or meadow: Ireland.
What does Och the noo mean?
Oh yes, just nowAn archetypal example of an overt Scotticism is “Och aye the noo”, which translates as “Oh yes, just now”. This phrase is often used in parody by non-Scots and although the phrases “Och aye” and “the noo” are in common use by Scots separately, they are rarely used together.
How do Scottish say hello?
Scottish PhrasesEnglish Greetings. Scottish Greetings:Hi! Awrite!Good morning! Guid mornin!Good evening! Guid eenin!Welcome! ( to greet someone) Welcome!How are you? Hou ar ye? Hou’s aw wi ye? Hou’s it gaun?I’m fine, thanks! A’m fine, slainte!And you? An ye?More items…
How do you say shut up in Scottish?
Wheesht: shut up.
What does Dinna fash mean?
don’t worryDinna fash yersel’! To “fash” means to trouble, bother, or annoy. So, “dinna fash” means “don’t worry!”
What does Canty mean in Scottish?
Canty - lively, cheerful, pleasant, brisk, in good spirits. Caurry-fisted – left handed. The word ‘caurry’ is also spelt ‘corry’ or ‘corrie’ and derives from the word for left handed which can be spelt as kerr, ker or kere.
What does Gart mean in Scotland?
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What does Cambus mean in Scotland?
“Cambus” – is a bay or a creek as in Cambuslang and Cambusnethan. “Car” – means a rock as in Carfin (white rock), Carluke (rock by a hollow) and Carrick (sea rock or cliff).
Why is Och Aye noo offensive?
“Och aye the noo!” This is one of those Scottish phrases that can be heard in countless parodies aimed at poking fun at the Scots’ dialect and accent. Its direct English translation is “Oh yes, just now”. And, while some Scots may chuckle along with you, it is considered quite offensive by others.
What is a braw lad?
The Collaborative International Dictionary [Scot. & Prov. Eng.] Well-dressed; handsome; smart; brave; — used of persons or their clothing, etc.; as, a braw lad.
What does Ken mean in Scottish?
Ah dinnae ken Listen out for “yes” pronounced as “aye”, “dae” as “do” and “dinnae” as “don’t“.
What does Inver mean in Scotland?
confluence of watersAber and Inver are common elements in place-names of Celtic origin. Both mean “confluence of waters” or “river mouth”. Their distribution reflects the geographical influence of the Brittonic and Goidelic language groups, respectively.