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Aboot – About
Ain – Own
Auld – Old
Aye – Yes
Bahooky – Backside, bum
Bairn – Baby
Baw – Ball
Bawface – Describes someone with a big round face.
Ben – Mountain, or through
Bide – Depending on the context, means wait, or stay.
Blether – Talkative, when referred to a person. To “have a blether” is to have a chat.
Boke – Vomit. “He gies me the boke”. He makes me want to vomit.
Bonnie – Beautiful
Bowfing – Smelly, horrible
Braw – Good, or brilliant
Breeks – Trousers
Coo – Cow
Crabbit – Bad tempered
Cry – Call, as in what do you cry him?
Dae – Do
Dauner – Walk – “I’m away for a dauner”
Didnae – Didn’t
Dinnae – Don’t
Drap – Drop
Dreep – Drip
Drookit – Soaking wet
Dug – Dog
Dunderheid, Eejit, Galoot, Numptie – All mean idiot
Dunt – Bump
Feart – Afraid
Frae – From
Gallus – Bravado, over-confident
Gang – Go
Gaunnae – Going to
Geeza haun – Give me a hand (help me).
Geggie – Mouth, as in “shut your geggie”
Glaikit – Stupid, slow on the uptake
Goonie – Nightgown
Greet – Cry
Gumption – Common sense, initiative
Hae – Have
Hame – Home
Haud – Hold
Haver – Talk rubbish
Hing – Hang
Hoachin’ – Very busy
Hokin’ – Rummaging
Honkin’, Hummin’, Howlin’ – Bad smell
Hoose – House
How no – Why not
Hunner – Hundred
Huvnae – Haven’t
Keek – A little look
Ken – Know
Lum – Chimney
Ma – My or Mum
Mair – More
Merrit – Married
Mockit, Manky, Mingin’, Boggin’ – All mean dirty
Mon – Come on
Moose – Mouse
Naw – No
Neep, Tumshie – Turnip
Noo – Now
Oot – Out
Pap – Throw
Peely Wally – Pale
Piece – A sandwich
Poke – (to poke – to prod) (a poke – a paper bag)
Reek – Smell, emit smoke
Riddy – A red face, embarrassed
Sassenach – From the Gaelic word sasunnach, meaning Saxon, and used to describe non-Gaelic speaking Scottish Lowlanders (and our English friends).
Screwball – Unhinged, mad
Scullery – Kitchen
Scunnered – Bored, fed up
Shoogle – Shake
Shoogly – Shaky, wobbly
Simmet – Gents singlet
Skelp – Slap
Skoosh – Lemonade (or fizzy drink)
Sleekit – Sly, sneaky
Stookie – Plaster cast (for a broken bone)
Stour – Dust
Tattie – Potato
Telt – Told
Thon – That
Totie – Very small
Wan – One
Wean – Child
Wellies – Wellington boots
Wheesht – Quiet
Whit – What
Willnae – Will not
Widnae – Would not
Windae – Window
Wummin – Women
Yappy dug – Wee barking dog
Ye – You
Yer – Your
Yin – One
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