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List of English words of Scottish Gaelic origin - Wikipedia


This is a list of English words borrowed from Scottish Gaelic. Some of these are common in Scottish English and Scots but less so in other varieties of English.

Scots Tongue


Only words in general use are included below. There are dictionaries of Scottish words, e.g. the Concise Scots Dictionary (Aberdeen University Press).

50 Weird Scottish Words - SlideShare


Nov 27, 2009 ... My 50 favourite weird Scottish words Nicola Swankie 1. Aye Pronounced: Eye Meaning: Yes Bairn 2. Bairn Pronounced: Bearn Meaning: Child ...

Scottish Sayings & Phrases - Scottish at heart


Authentic Scottish sayings, words and phrases. Complete with 'sassenach' ( English) translations! Enjoy a taste of our unique Scottish language.

Old Scottish Sayings And Scottish Slang Words


Dec 19, 2015 ... This is where you can have a look at some of our fine old Scottish sayings that go back not only to grandma's day, but for generations beyond.

Best Scottish word - The Scotsman


Sep 26, 2007 ... A classic and favourite - a friendly word to mean idle chitter chatter. May have been used to describe woman as they swapped gossip at the ...

19 Beautiful Scottish Words That Everyone Needs In Their Life


Aug 31, 2015 ... 19 Beautiful Scottish Words That Everyone Needs In Their Life. Because we all need a way to say “early morning twilight.” posted on Aug.

Dictionary of the Scots Language :: Home


A Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue (DOST) ... Word of the Day ... DSL is a treasure trove of information about the Scots language - whether for scholarly ...

'Dreich' tops poll of favourite Scots words - The Scotsman


Jan 23, 2013 ... OF all the words in the Scots language, it is perhaps appropriate that 'dreich' should, ahem, reign over them all. Ahead of Burns Night on Friday ...

Sharing Scots words - Scots for active schools - Knowledge of ...


Whether you live or teach in urban or rural Scotland, people from every walk of life have their own store of Scots words which they are usually only too glad to ...

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Scots Glossary - All words - Mudcat Cafe


Scots Words, Alt. Scots Words, English Meanings. 'boon, above. 'bout, about. ' daurknin', darkening/twilight. 'ee lang, live long. 'fore, before. 'mang, among.

Appendix:Glossary of Scottish slang and jargon - Wiktionary


This is a glossary of Scots English words as well as slang, jargon and Scots Language, with their meanings and where appropriate an example of their use.

BBC - Ulster-Scots - Words and Phrases


Words and Phrases. ... and enjoy the programmes. Home •; A Kist o Wurds •; Community Quilt •; Find Out More •; Learn Ulster-Scots •; Children •; Get in Touch •.