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
by Linda - 01:01 on 03 April 2017
GEAN = WILD CHERRY
The gean is a distinctive wild cherry which is a fast growing deciduous tree native to Scotland, and is found in mixed and beech woodlands throughout the country.
Its lovely white blossom is a welcome sight in spring time. Here is a fine example in President Mark's orchard.