Words and Phrases



courage, bravado, determination

In Literature:

Excerpt from Tha Goolden Dyuck by BBC Tellytales - translated by Ulster-Scots Language Society

An auld wife kythed frae naewhaur an tigged him oan his shoodèr.
Lutek wus richt taen abeck…
He wus mair taen abeck yit whanivver tha auld wife sayed:
‘A cud tell ye whut wye tae gaither!! Aa it taks is tha gumption – wad ye be brave, callan?’

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