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What is the Scottish word for home?

What is the Scottish word for home?

Taigh. It is probable not surprising that many of our cottages include the word Taigh (also Tigh) which is Gaelic for ‘house’. They often refer to the original owner or resident.

What does Dachaigh Failte?

Explanation: (Scottish Gaelic) – you can use either “dachaidh” (sometimes spelled “dachaigh,” pronunciation is the same) which is “home,” or “taigh” which is “house” like Irish “teach,” and probably more common.

What is the Scottish word for family?

Family words in Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig)

Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig)
family teaghlach (family/household) muinntir (family/relatives) clann (children)
parents pàrantan
father athair / dadaidh
mother màthair / mamaidh

What is the Scottish word for cottage?

CRUIVE n, a hut, hovel or cottage.

What does Wee Barra mean?

In Glasgow-speak a ‘Wee Barra’ is usually used to refer to a small person who people like, Bobby Collins might not have been liked by all, and certainly not by all opponents or opposition fans. But he was the type of player you wanted on your team.

What is the meaning of Fáilte?

Fáilte (Irish pronunciation: [ˈfˠaːlʲtʲə]), Fàilte (Scottish Gaelic: [ˈfaːltʲə]) or Failt (Manx: [ˈfaːlʲtʃ]) is a word meaning “welcome”.

What does Fàilte gu Alba mean?

Fàilte gu Alba – Welcome to Scotland.

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 a Bothy House?

A bothy is a basic shelter, usually left unlocked and available for anyone to use free of charge. It was also a term for basic accommodation, usually for gardeners or other workers on an estate. Bothies are found in remote mountainous areas of Scotland, Northern England, Ulster, Wales and the Isle of Man.

What is Teaghlach?

teaghlach m (genitive singular teaghlaigh, nominative plural teaghlaigh) immediate family. household.

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