- What does Dinna fash mean?
- What does Aye mean?
- Why do Scots say aye?
- What does Diddy mean in Scotland?
- What does Gonnae no mean?
- How do you say shut up in Scottish?
- How do you say beautiful in Scottish?
- What does sonsie mean?
- What is a Scottish kiss?
- Is Jobby a Scottish word?
- What is a jobby in Scotland?
- Why is Och Aye noo offensive?
- How do Scottish say hello?
- Do Scots still say Ken?
- What does yer bum’s oot the Windae mean?
- What does BRAW mean in Scottish?
What does Dinna fash mean?
don’t worryDinna fash A reassuring phrase meaning ‘don’t worry’..
What does Aye mean?
Interjection. aye. yes; yea; a word expressing assent, or an affirmative answer to a question.
Why do Scots say aye?
Aye means yes, often replacing the latter in day-to-day life in Scotland. Conversely, ‘aye, right’ is used when expressing feelings of disbelief (think of it as the Scottish equivalent to ‘yeah, right’).
What does Diddy mean in Scotland?
1. In England, ‘Diddy’ means: small, tiny, or the rapper P Diddy/Puff Daddy/Sean Combs/whatever his name currently is. In Scotland, ‘Diddy’ means: a female breast. “The gobshite shouted ‘Show us yer diddies’, so I kicked him in the shins.”
What does Gonnae no mean?
1. a Scottish-English term meaning ‘don’t’ – but perhaps more of a request: ‘please don’t’ Gonnae no tell da’?
How do you say shut up in Scottish?
Wheesht: shut up.
How do you say beautiful in Scottish?
Female | A quintessential Scottish name that will never go out of fashion, Bonnie is the Scots word for beautiful, pretty, stunning and attractive. Bonnies tend to have an inimitable personality.
What does sonsie mean?
1. sonsie – (of a woman’s body) having a large bosom and pleasing curves; “Hollywood seems full of curvaceous blondes”; “a curvy young woman in a tight dress” bosomy, busty, buxom, curvaceous, full-bosomed, sonsy, well-endowed, stacked, voluptuous, curvy.
What is a Scottish kiss?
Noun. Glasgow kiss (plural Glasgow kisses) (Britain, euphemistic, humorous) A sharp, sudden headbutt to the nose, usually resulting in a broken nose.
Is Jobby a Scottish word?
Jobby, which is generally considered the polite word in Scots, is one of a number of words in the language equivalent to the English turd. However, it is also true that in North East Scots (or Doric) a jobby can also mean exactly that – a little job or task.
What is a jobby in Scotland?
(Scotland, slang) Faeces; a piece of excrement. (informal) Generic object, thing. Synonym: thingy. Have a look at that jobbie! (Britain, informal) A job, normally a task rather than a form of employment for which one is paid.
Why is Och Aye noo offensive?
“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”. And, while some Scots may chuckle along with you, it is considered quite offensive by others.
How do Scottish say hello?
Scottish PhrasesEnglish Greetings. Scottish Greetings:Hi! Awrite!Good morning! Guid mornin!Good evening! Guid eenin!Welcome! ( to greet someone) Welcome!How are you? Hou ar ye? Hou’s aw wi ye? Hou’s it gaun?I’m fine, thanks! A’m fine, slainte!And you? An ye?More items…
Do Scots still 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. … It survived in Scots and in some Northern English dialects, and as a fossil word in expressions such as “beyond one’s ken”.
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”.
What does BRAW mean in Scottish?
good, fine1 chiefly Scotland : good, fine. 2 chiefly Scotland : well dressed.