- What does Canty mean in Scottish?
- What is BRAW in Scottish?
- What does Och Aye noo mean?
- What does Hoot Mon mean?
- What does yer bum’s oot the Windae mean?
- How do Scots say hello?
- What does brah mean in Scottish?
- What does Bonnie mean in Scottish?
- Why do Scots say Ken?
- What means Dinna fash?
- What does Bragh mean in Scottish?
What does Canty mean in Scottish?
Canty - lively, cheerful, pleasant, brisk, in good spirits.
Caurry-fisted – left handed.
The word ‘caurry’ is also spelt ‘corry’ or ‘corrie’ and derives from the word for left handed which can be spelt as kerr, ker or kere..
What is BRAW in Scottish?
1 chiefly Scotland : good, fine. 2 chiefly Scotland : well dressed.
What does Och Aye noo mean?
Oh yes, just now“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”.
What does Hoot Mon mean?
Hey man”Hoots Mon” is a song written by Harry Robinson, and performed by Lord Rockingham’s XI. … “Hoots mon”, an interjection usually meaning “Hey man!” “There’s a moose loose aboot this hoose” (“There’s a mouse loose about this house”), a standard cliché highlighting Scots language pronunciation.
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”.
How do Scots say hello?
Scots is considered a separate language from Scottish English and from the English of England, and is recognised as such by the Scottish and UK governments….Useful Scots phrases.EnglishScots Leid (Scots)Hello (General greeting)HulloHow are you?Whit like? Whit like are ye? Hoo are ye? Hou’r ye? Hoo’s it gaun? How ye daein?53 more rows
What does brah mean in Scottish?
BRAH means “Brother”.
What does Bonnie mean in Scottish?
Bonita. Bonnie is a Scottish given name for either girls or boys, and is sometimes used as a descriptive reference. It comes from the Scots language word “bonnie” (pretty, attractive), or the French bonne (good).
Why do Scots 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. … In Middle English the verb for “to know” was “kennen”. It survived in Scots and in some Northern English dialects, and as a fossil word in expressions such as “beyond one’s ken”.
What means Dinna fash?
don’t worryDinna fash A reassuring phrase meaning ‘don’t worry’.
What does Bragh mean in Scottish?
listen)) is a Scottish Gaelic phrase used to express allegiance to Scotland. Idiomatically it translates into English as ‘Scotland forever’. It has also been used on some Scotland Football National team shirts over the past few seasons.