Words and Phrases
a quare gunk

“a quare gunk”

Meaning:

a big surprise; quite a shock; a considerable setback

In Literature:

Excerpt from Tha Dauncin Princess by BBC Tellytales - Translated by Ulster-Scots Language Society

This yin cud skite lek a swaan an loup lek a saumon forbye.
Aa tha while tha Quaen an Prïncess wus leukkin oan - playin gaup in a maze!
An sae daed tha ither twa dauncers – an the’d gat a quare gunk!


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