Words and Phrases
a sair pech

“a sair pech”

Meaning:

a hard labour, a difficult exertion

In Literature:

Excerpt from Rapunzel by BBC Tellytales - translated by Ulster-Scots Language Society

Syne tha Ïll Quaen tuk hault o tha en o tha herr, an Rapunzel pu’d … an pu’d …
an’ pu’d tha Ïll Quaen up tae tha tap o tha tooer. Phew!
Tha Ïll Quaen wus gye an wechty!
It wus a sair pech fur Rapunzel tae pu her up.


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