Words and Phrases
be leukkin (tae)

“be leukkin (tae)”

Meaning:

need, want, require (to)

In Literature:

Excerpt from Tha Swurd in tha Stane by BBC Tellytales - Translated by Ulster-Scots Language Society

Aabodie leukkin tae be king
cum tae kythe thair micht an main!
Ilkā€™ane leukkin tae tak tha gree,
noo stairtit lat tha kempin be!


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