So what is your ‘Official Outlander name’ in Gàidhlig?

Here is a great collection of names in Scots Gaelic. Now, we just have to figure out how to pronounce them!

Revised and Improved – So what is your ‘Official Outlander name’ in Gàidhlig?.

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Poem by Alan Spence

The Scottish Poetry Library has put together a growing collection of downloadable poster, each featuring a wonderful piece of poetry to inspire your days. This one features a work by Glasgow-born Alan Spence.

Scots: Peelie-Wally

peelie-wally (alt. peely-wallie, peely-wally)

Pronounced /ˈpiliˌwali/

Adjective

1. (chiefly Scotland) Pale, pasty; off colour or ill-looking. [from 19th c.]

“On Monday mornings, he was always a bit peelie-wally.”

For more on this bit of Scots language, click below for an article from the Caledonian Mercury.

Article: Useful Scots Word: Peelie-Wally