- How do you say shut up in Scottish?
- What is the Scottish word for wife?
- Do Scots still say Ken?
- How do Scottish say hello?
- What does yer bum’s oot the Windae mean?
- What does shut your geggie mean?
- What do Scots call babies?
- Why is Och Aye noo offensive?
- How do the Scottish say goodbye?
- How do you say beautiful in Scottish?
- What does Dinna fash mean?
- Why do Scots say wee?
- How do you say no in Scottish?
- What are some Scottish sayings?
How do you say shut up in Scottish?
Wheesht: shut up..
What is the Scottish word for wife?
SASANACHThe term SASANACH is a Scottish and Irish Gaelic term for the name Saxon. It is not a derogatory term. My English wife has the term Sasana listed against her place of birth in her Irish passport.
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”.
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…
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 shut your geggie mean?
Geggie means a person’s mouth – used to tell someone to “shut your geggie”.
What do Scots call babies?
BairnBairn is a Scots, Scottish English, and Northern English term for a child. It originated in Old English as “bearn”, becoming chiefly Scottish c. 1700.
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.
How do the Scottish say goodbye?
In Scottish Gaelic, to say “Goodbye,” you can say “mar sin leat” which should be pronounced as “mar shin lat.” Note that this is an informal way of saying “farewell.”
How do you say beautiful in Scottish?
Female | 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.
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!”
Why do Scots say wee?
Derived from wee, meaning little, and ane meaning one, wean is a word most commonly used in the West of Scotland to refer to a young child, and is sometimes also spoken as wee yin or ‘little one’. Wee is a word whose current meaning is in little dispute, but whose origins are interesting and complex.
How do you say no in Scottish?
no = Cha chuir.
What are some Scottish sayings?
Here are a few of the Scottish sayings that I grew up hearing on a daily basis:”Whit’s fur ye’ll no go past ye.” … “You’re a wee scunner!” … “She’s up to high doh” … “A pritty face suits the dish-cloot” … “Awa’ an bile yer heid””Don’t be a wee clipe!” … “Yer bum’s oot the windae!” … “I’m going to the pictures”More items…