Scots Blog

The Scots language has a rich tradition, and abounds with marvellous words. This blog will regularly show a different Scots or Gaelic word with its English equivalent. I hope that you will enjoy them as much as I do!

Linda Gilmore Sutherland


DREICH 19/09/16

by Linda - 01:01 on 19 September 2016

Dreich is frequently used to refer to the weather, and in one word seems to sum up an entire picture of  one of those damp, chilly, miserable days.

Dreich may also be used to refer to a journey which is long and tedious, or to a speech which is over-long and uninteresting.

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