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    Help with my slang words collection

    I'm looking for some help completing a slang A-Z alphabet for words used specific to Edinburgh/East coast that start with the letters A,E,I,M,O,Q,U,V,Y,Z.

    Ive got loads for the other letters, but stuck with these.


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    Ayeways = always
    Abin = above
    Ablow = below
    Embra = Edinburgh
    Mennon/menon? = minnow/stickleback
    Yam =
    Zoomer = zoomer
    Last edited by snooky; 27-09-2017 at 11:10 AM.

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    Ays/Ehs - his/me (see any Irvine Welsh book for clarification).

    Mantovani - F*nny (don't know if it's exclusively east coast though)

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    Yoos/Yooz - Yous gonnae no dae that

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    Cheers guys, I can't believe i mssed out Yam, zoomer I like also,

    I'll take any others, and If someone can run their eye over the spelling of these or clear out any you feel are more west coast or English etc.


    • Baffies
    • Bairn
    • Bam
    • Barry
    • Biscuit ersed
    • Boak
    • Bunker
    • Burd
    • Chored
    • Chum
    • Deek
    • Dinnae
    • Doss
    • Fae
    • Feart
    • Foostie
    • Gadgey
    • Gantin
    • Gash
    • Hing oot
    • Jenn Up
    • Ken
    • Lavy
    • Nash
    • Nippy
    • Pagger
    • Radge
    • Reekin
    • Scoobie
    • Scran
    • Shan
    • Swedgin
    • Tan
    • Teapot
    • Wifey

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    Where did the word swedgin come from? Never heard it before trainspotting and still never heard anybody say it.

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    weegie = Glaswegian (that must be a Embra word )
    on the skite = on the bevvy
    braemar = first class/great
    hoochin'/heavin' = the place was full
    dreep = get down from a wall by hanging from the top & letting go
    cairrycod = piggyback
    guider = soapcart
    clipshear = earwig
    slater = woodlouse
    keep shot = keep lookout
    stooshie = a wee bit of a disturbance
    Last edited by snooky; 27-09-2017 at 02:45 PM.

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    These are mostly scots not slang. I'd be downloading this for words https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...id=com.ssd.sld

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    Quote Originally Posted by seanshow View Post
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    Cheers guys, I can't believe i mssed out Yam, zoomer I like also,

    I'll take any others, and If someone can run their eye over the spelling of these or clear out any you feel are more west coast or English etc.


    • Jenn Up
    As far as I'm aware the phrase is "Gen up".

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    Quote Originally Posted by snooky View Post
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    weegie = Glaswegian (that must be a Embra word )
    on the skite = on the bevvy
    braemar = first class/great
    hoochin'/heavin' = the place was full
    dreep = get down from a wall by hanging from the top & letting go
    cairrycod = piggyback
    guider = soapcart
    clipshear = earwig
    slater = woodlouse
    keep shot = keep lookout
    stooshie = a wee bit of a disturbance
    A guider is known as a bogey north of the bridge.

    Neebor (friend) and braw (good) are two others.

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    Dovering = being half asleep in bed or on a chair.

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    Mochit - very dirty, ie caked in mud.

    Erchie (sp) - your bum

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    Cludgie = bog

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    Quote Originally Posted by Just Alf View Post
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    Cludgie = bog

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    Barley - a rest. Borders slang. "I'm having a wee barley."

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    Foosty - mouldy
    Manky - minging
    Huddies - haddock
    Kechs - trousers
    Gallasies - braces
    Slider - icecream in wafers
    Cavey - large crab
    Poddlie - wee salt water fish
    Yukker - a big stone
    Skiffer - a small flat stone
    Nuggets - drunk/legless
    Nippets - dingleberries
    Last edited by snooky; 09-10-2017 at 08:40 PM.

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