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.
Only words in general use are included below. There are dictionaries of Scottish
words, e.g. the Concise Scots Dictionary (Aberdeen University Press).
Nov 27, 2009 ... My 50 favourite weird Scottish words Nicola Swankie 1. Aye Pronounced: Eye
Meaning: Yes Bairn 2. Bairn Pronounced: Bearn Meaning: Child ...
Authentic Scottish sayings, words and phrases. Complete with 'sassenach' (
English) translations! Enjoy a taste of our unique Scottish language.
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.
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...