Words and Phrases
beck / beck tae

“beck / beck tae”

Meaning:

back (noun)
bow (noun or adverb)
bow to (verb)

In Literature:

Excerpt from Tha Broonies an tha Soutar by BBC Tellytales - Translated by Ulster-Scots Language Society

The’ gien a loup an a hinmaist beck,
tha broonies daunced thair lane:
an wi a hap an a hip awa the’ gaed
fur noo, thair wark wus daen.


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