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Scottish slang & phrases help? 10 pts best answer.?

I'm writing a story with several Scottish characters, so I need help with slang and phrases.

I know couldnae = couldn't. I need to know more Scottish versions of words like this.

Fae = for. Are there any words that could replace "me" or "my"?

Specific & descriptive answers will earn 10 pts. DON'T BE A NUMPTY. thanks :)

Update:

I know I can simply look up some Scottish slang dictionary online. However, it is unrealistic to say that all of those words are commonly spoken in Scotland, so I'd prefer to hear what a Scottish person says about slang. I'm writing a story and I want it to be as accurate as possible.

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  • 10 years ago
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    Useful Scots phrases : http://omniglot.com/language/phrases/scots.php

    Other collections of Scots phrases :

    http://www.linguanaut.com/english_scots.htm

    http://www.scots-online.org/grammar/goamins.htm

    Detailed information about the Scots language, orthography, pronunciation, literature, articles in and about Scots, an online Scots <> English dictionary and much more: http://www.scots-online.org/

  • celine
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    4 years ago

    Scottish Slang Phrases

  • Anonymous
    10 years ago

    Bawbag is slang.

    Fae is not slang.

    There is a difference. It's a Scots dictionary. Not a Scottish slang dictionary.

    You'll also get different answers depending where they are in Scotland. Fae could also be Frae, Fa, Fee, and others.

    I'd look at the Itchy Coo publisher's range of books in your case. (Though this is at the low end of the scale requiring little or no knowledge, though will easily suffice with what you are doing).

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    I&#39;m writing a story with several Scottish characters, so I need help with slang and phrases.

    I know couldnae = couldn&#39;t. I need to know more Scottish versions of words like this.

    Fae = for. Are there any words that could replace &quot;me&quot; or &quot;my&quot;?

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  • 10 years ago

    It will depend where in Scotland the people are from so you may get some different answers but here's some for you

    A' ken - I know

    dinnae - don't

    whit - what

    fae - from

    smashin' - great, fantastic

    hame - home

    tae - to

    messages - shopping (as in : "Ahm gawin' tae git the messages" - "I'm going to get the shopping"

    piece - sandwich

    jelly piece - jam sandwich

    huvney - haven't

    A am/ Ahm ur - I am

    bonnie - beautiful

    lass/lassie - girl

    Glesga - Glasgow

    stowed - Busy (as in "full of people")

    Email me if you want any particular things "translated" lols

    Source(s): I'm Scottish!!!
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  • Anonymous
    10 years ago

    bawbag = ball bag. Wallaper = penis Didnae = didn't. Fanny = vagina. staines = stones. geez a hurl back tae wur billet = give us a lift back to our home. Fury boots ye fae? = where abouts are you from. geez a gonk ya dober = give me oral you stupid person.

  • 10 years ago

    Ma = my e.g. ma piece (my sandwich)

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