Words and Phrases
jimp siller

“jimp siller”

Meaning:

very little money / hardly any cash

In Literature:

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

He wrocht tae an ill-set maistèr ’at pyed him jimp siller,
an his mate wus naethin mair nor breid an wattèr.


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