- 1 How do you say thank you in Scottish?
- 2 Why is Och Aye noo offensive?
- 3 What are some Scottish sayings?
- 4 What is Scottish for goodbye?
- 5 What is the motto of Scotland?
- 6 Do Scots still say Ken?
- 7 How do you say no in Scottish?
- 8 What is the oldest clan in Scotland?
- 9 What does Dinna fash mean?
- 10 What does yer bum’s oot the Windae mean?
- 11 What is the Scottish word for beautiful?
- 12 What is a typical Scottish phrase?
- 13 How do you say shut up in Scottish?
How do you say thank you in Scottish?
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.
|English||Scots Leid ( Scots )|
|Thank you||Thank ye|
|Reply to thank you||Nae problem|
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.
What are some Scottish sayings?
Old Scottish Sayings
- Haste Ye Back! – Return back with speed – said as a farewell.
- Lang may yer lum reek!
- Keep the heid!
- Hell slap it intae ye!
- Failing means yer playin!
- I’ll gie ye a skelpit lug!
- Whit’s fur ye’ll no go by ye!
- Skinny Malinky Longlegs!
What is Scottish for goodbye?
In Scottish Gaelic, to say ” Goodbye,” you can say “mar sin leat” which should be pronounced as “mar shin lat.” Note that this is an informal way of saying ” farewell.”
What is the motto of Scotland?
In my defens God me defend ( Scottish Gaelic: Ann an Dia no dhìon dìon mi) is the motto of both the royal coat of arms of the Kingdom of Scotland and royal coat of arms of the United Kingdom used in Scotland.
Do Scots still say Ken?
Because it is a Scots word, it is a verb, “to ken ”, to know. It comes from the same place as “Ich kenne” (German), in the sense of “to be familiar with”. So you would say “Ich kenne Thomas”, but use the verb “weiß” to know a fact – “Ja, ich weiß das” means “yes, I know that”.
How do you say no in Scottish?
no = Cha chuir.
What is the oldest clan in Scotland?
What is the oldest clan in Scotland? Clan Donnachaidh, also known as Clan Robertson, is one of the oldest clans in Scotland with an ancestry dating back to the Royal House of Atholl. Members of this House held the Scottish throne during the 11th and 12th centuries.
What does Dinna fash mean?
Dinna fash A reassuring phrase meaning ‘don’t worry’.
What does yer bum’s oot the Windae mean?
“ Yer bum’s oot the windae ” (Your bum is out the window) – You’re literally talking rubbish.
What is the Scottish word for beautiful?
Bonnie. 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 is a typical Scottish phrase?
Some Scottish sayings that are not so old…. Pure dead brilliant – Exceptionally good. Yer bum’s oot the windae – You’re talking rubbish. Awa’ an bile yer heid – Away and boil your head. Am pure done in – I’m feeling very tired.
How do you say shut up in Scottish?
Wheesht Wheesht is the equivalent of ” shut up.” “Gies peace man, wheesht.”