- What is a wee Scunner?
- What do the Scottish call a baby?
- What is the Scottish word for beautiful?
- How do you say shut up in Scottish?
- What does yer bum’s oot the Windae mean?
- Do Scots still say Ken?
- What does Brae mean in Scottish?
- What does Shan mean in Scottish?
- What does the Scottish word Bree mean?
- What does Dinna fash mean?
- What is a kebbie lebbie?
What is a wee Scunner?
You are a ‘wee scunner’ can be a term of endearment for a toddler.
You are a ‘total scunner’ means you are annoyed (fed up) with that person.
Scots is NOT slang..
What do the Scottish call a baby?
Bairn is a Scots, Scottish English, and Northern English term for a child.
What is the Scottish word for beautiful?
BonnieFemale | A quintessential Scottish name that will never go out of fashion, Bonnie is the Scots word for beautiful, pretty, stunning and attractive. Bonnies tend to have an inimitable personality.
How do you say shut up in Scottish?
Get to grips with their colourful Scottish expressions and phrases. But, there are some things you dinnae want to say to avoid getting on their wrong side. Follow our sound advice and you’ll dodge getting told to ‘haud yer wheesht’ (shut up), ‘get tae’ (go away) or ‘skedaddle aff’ (leave them alone).
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”.
Do Scots still say Ken?
“To ken” the Scots version of the verb “to know”, and is one of the non-standard-English words you hear in most dialects of Scottish English. … It survived in Scots and in some Northern English dialects, and as a fossil word in expressions such as “beyond one’s ken”.
What does Brae mean in Scottish?
Brae is the Lowland Scots word for the slope or brow of a hill. The word ‘Brae’ in Shetland dialect has a different meaning; it may come from the Old Norse word breiðr meaning broad.
What does Shan mean in Scottish?
1. ‘ Shan’ Definition: Unfair, disappointing, terrible, bad. Often used in conjuction with ‘pure’ (ie ‘very’) to denote extreme shanness. In a sentence: ‘It was pure shan you weren’t let in Why Not.
What does the Scottish word Bree mean?
“Bree” is apparently a Scots Gaelic word that means “a disturbance.” That’s pretty much how I saw Brianna when she first appeared on the show.
What does Dinna fash mean?
don’t worryDinna fash A reassuring phrase meaning ‘don’t worry’.
What is a kebbie lebbie?
Kebbie-lebbie is an altercation carried on by various people speaking at the same time. Wee clype is a little tattle tale.