Words and Phrases
blythe, blythesome

“blythe, blythesome”

Meaning:

happy, content

Alternative spelling/meaning:

  • blithe, blithesome
  • blythe frae thon oot = happy ever after

In Literature:

Excerpt from Tha Wheechin Princess by BBC Tellytales - translated by Ulster-Scots Language Society

We’r that cuil! We’r that trig,
yins o pairts, it’s plain;
gin we stey, we’r in tha wey
o blythesome days agane!


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