- What does yer bum’s oot the Windae mean?
- How do I pronounce Slainte?
- What do the Scots say for cheers?
- What is Slangevar?
- Is Gaelic Irish or Scottish?
- How does Scotland say Merry Christmas?
- What do the Scots say when they toast?
- What do the Irish say before drinking?
- How do you say no in Scottish?
- What does Dinna fash mean?
- What is the meaning of Erin Go Bragh?
- What do Irish say instead of Cheers?
- How do the Scottish say goodbye?
- What is the oldest surname in Scotland?
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..
How do I pronounce Slainte?
“Cheers” in Irish is sláinte which is pronounced a bit like “slawn-che”. Sláinte means “health”, and if you’re feeling brave, you can say sláinte is táinte (“slawn-che iss toin-che”), meaning “health and wealth”.
What do the Scots say for cheers?
Slàinte MhathThere are so different ways to say “cheers” in many countries all over the world, however, in Scotland, it’s Slàinte Mhath! Irish or Scots Gaelic? The term Slàinte Mhath (Pronounced Slanj-a-va) is actually both Irish and Scots Gaelic.
What is Slangevar?
Definitions. slangevar rate. (Scottish Gaelic) cheers good health. slangevar rate. (Expression) to good health; to your health.
Is Gaelic Irish or Scottish?
The term “Gaelic”, as a language, applies only to the language of Scotland. If you’re not in Ireland, it is permissible to refer to the language as Irish Gaelic to differentiate it from Scottish Gaelic, but when you’re in the Emerald Isle, simply refer to the language as either Irish or its native name, Gaeilge.
How does Scotland say Merry Christmas?
Nollaig ChridheilNollaig Chridheil is Scottish Gaelic for Merry Christmas; Nollaig Shona means Merry Christmas in Irish language.
What do the Scots say when they toast?
Slàinte mhathThe traditional Scottish Gaelic toast when raising a glass to say ‘cheers’ is Slàinte mhath which is pronounced slan-ge-var. In Scotland, going to the pub or meeting up for a friendly drink is very much part of our culture.
What do the Irish say before drinking?
Sláinte means “health” in Irish and Scottish Gaelic. It is commonly used as a drinking toast in Ireland, Scotland and the Isle of Man.
How do you say no in Scottish?
yes = cuiridh. no = Cha chuir. As you can see this means that there is a different word for ‘yes’ and ‘no’ for every different verb in this type of sentence. The key is to listen to the first part of the sentence to see what verb is being used.
What does Dinna fash mean?
don’t worryDinna fash A reassuring phrase meaning ‘don’t worry’.
What is the meaning of Erin Go Bragh?
Ireland forever: Ireland forever.
What do Irish say instead of Cheers?
SláinteBe sure to end your toast off with a hearty “Sláinte!” (pronounced slawn-CHA). It means “Health!” and is the Irish equivalent to “Cheers!”
How do the Scottish say goodbye?
There are other dialects of Scots, and other ways of writing Scots….Useful Scots phrases.EnglishScots Leid (Scots)Goodbye (Parting phrases)Guidbye Bye Bye for noo See ye efterGood luck!Guid luck!53 more rows
What is the oldest surname in Scotland?
The earliest surnames found in Scotland occur during the reign of David I, King of Scots (1124–53). These were Anglo-Norman names which had become hereditary in England before arriving in Scotland (for example, the contemporary surnames de Brus, de Umfraville, and Ridel).