Words and Phrases
fair fa' ye

“fair fa' ye”

Meaning:

welcome

Alternative spelling/meaning:

fairfaw ye

In Literature:

Excerpt from Donegore Hill by James Orr

What joy at hame our entrance gave!
“Guid God! Is’t you? Fair fa’ ye!”

Excerpt from Tit for Tat; or The Rater rated. A new Song, in Way of Dialogue, between a Laggen Farmer and his Wife by Scotch Poems from the Ulster Miscellany

Dear Madgie, e’en fairfaw ye!
I’m blest that e’er I saw ye!


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