Quick Answer: What Does Dinnae Ken Mean?

What does yer bum’s oot the Windae mean?

bum is out the window“Yer bum’s oot the windae” (Your bum is out the window) – You’re literally talking rubbish..

Why do Scots say wee?

“wee” means “small” in Lowland-Scots. “wee” means “small” in Lowland-Scots. Lowland- Scots (now seen as the language of Scotland’s Lowlands & Northern Isles. Derives from the old Anglo-Germanic language of the old Kingdom of Northumbria in whats now the North of England & over spilled into Southern Scotland.

How do you say shut up in Scottish?

Wheesht is the equivalent of “shut up.” “Gies peace man, wheesht.”

What does BRAW mean in English?

good, fine1 chiefly Scotland : good, fine. 2 chiefly Scotland : well dressed.

What is the Scottish word for queen?

Scottish Gaelic From Old Irish rígan (“queen”) (compare Irish ríon), from Proto-Celtic *rīganī.

What is the Scottish word for my darling?

Acushla comes from the Irish Gaelic cuisle, which can mean “darling” but more literally means “pulse” or “vein.” It’s an adaptation of the Irish Gaelic a cuisle (“oh darling”). Cuisle was sometimes also paired with ma to give us macushla (“my darling”), as well as our next term of endearment….

What is the Scottish word for devil?

Mahoun – ScotsMahoun – Scots often refer to the devil as Mahoun.

What does ye ken mean in Scottish?

Ye ken, no whit ah mean – You know, do you know what I mean.

Do the Irish say Ken?

Ken in Irish is Cainneach. The meaning of Cainneach is Ruler of the valley.

What does Oki The Noo mean?

“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 is the Scottish word for beautiful?

BonnieBonnie. 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 Dinna fash mean in Gaelic?

Dinna fash A reassuring phrase meaning ‘don’t worry’.

What does Ken mean in Gaelic?

Cainnech/Coinneach, Cináed. Kenneth is an English given name and surname. The name is an Anglicised form of two entirely different Gaelic personal names: Cainnech and Cináed. The modern Gaelic form of Cainnech is Coinneach; the name was derived from a byname meaning “handsome”, “comely”.

What is the Scottish word for love?

This word is a Scots variant of ‘joy’, and can mean a sweetheart or lover, or be a term of endearment akin to ‘dear’ or ‘darling’.

Do Scots really say Ken?

Some Scottish words are more common in parts of the country than in others and I personally have never used ken in this context when speaking. However, if you want to give your new Scots words and phrases a try sometime then everyone across the country will understand what you mean with this.

What does Aye mean?

YesAYE means “Yes”.

What is a Scottish kiss?

Glasgow kiss (plural Glasgow kisses) (Britain, euphemistic, humorous) A sharp, sudden headbutt to the nose, usually resulting in a broken nose.

What is the meaning of Dinnae?

don’tScots are known for pronouncing traditional words in unpredictable ways. Listen out for “yes” pronounced as “aye”, “dae” as “do” and “dinnae” as “don’t“. It’s probably worth having a look through a guide to Scottish slang before your trip.

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