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Old Scottish Sayings and Slang

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S A Y I N G S



      "I’ll gie ye a skelpit lug! – I’ll give you a slap on the ear.

      Whit’s fur ye’ll no go by ye! – What’s meant to happen will happen.

      Skinny Malinky Longlegs! – A tall thin person.

      Lang may yer lum reek! – May you live long and stay well.

      Speak o’ the Devil! – Usually said when you have been talking about someone – they usually appear.

      Black as the Earl of Hell’s Waistcoat! – Pitch black.

      Failing means yer playin! – When you fail at something at least you’re trying.

      Mony a mickle maks a muckle! – Saving a small amount soon builds up to a large amount.

      Keep the heid! – Stay calm, don’t get upset.

      We’re a’ Jock Tamson’s bairns! – We’re all God’s children, nobody is better than anybody else – we’re all equal.

      Dinnae teach yer Granny tae suck eggs! – Don’t try to teach someone something they already know.

      Dinnae marry fur money! – Don’t marry for money – you can borrow it cheaper.

      Is the cat deid? – Has the cat died? Means your trousers are a bit short – like a flag flying at half mast.

      Haud yer wheesht! – Be quiet.

      Noo jist haud on! – Now just hold it, slow down, take your time.

      Hell slap it intae ye! – Means it’s your own fault.

      I’m fair puckled! – I’m short of breath.

      Do yer dinger. – Loudly express disapproval.

      Gie it laldy. – Do something with gusto.

      Ah dinnae ken. – I don’t know.

      Haste Ye Back! – Farewell saying meaning “return soon”.

      It’s a dreich day! – Said in reference to the weather, when it’s cold, damp and miserable."


S L A N G



      "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.
      Bonnie – Beautiful
      Bowfing – Smelly, horrible
      Braw – Good, or brilliant
      Breeks – Trousers
      Coo – Cow
      Crabbit – Bad tempered
      Cry – Call, as in what do you call 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
      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
      Hunner – Hundred
      Huvnae – Haven’t
      Keek – A little look
      Ken – Know
      Lum – Chimney
      Mair – More
      Merrit – Married
      Mockit, Manky, Mingin’, Boggin’ – All mean dirty
      Moose – Mouse
      Naw – No
      Neep, Tumshie – Turnip
      Noo – Now
      Oot – Out
      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
      Screwball – Unhinged, mad
      Scullery – Kitchen
      Scunnered – Bored, fed up
      Shoogle – Shake
      Simmet – Gents singlet
      Skelp – Slap
      Skoosh – Lemonade (or fizzy drink)
      Sleekit – Sly
      Stookie – Plaster cast (for a broken bone)
      Stour – Dust
      Tattie – Potato
      Telt – Told
      Thon – That
      Wean – Child
      Wellies – Wellington boots
      Whit – What
      Willnae – Will not
      Widnae – Would not
      Windae – Window
      Wummin – Women
      Ye – You
      Yer – Your
      Yin – One"

[http://scotlandwelcomesyou.com/scottish-sayings/]

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