Braw wirds frae the Shetland Dialect

Comedian Marjolein Robertson on some important wirds in the Shetland Dialect.

Dialect | Shetland Life

Marjolein is a comedian fromShetland – a Scottish island known for it’s tiny horses, and being quite remote. Marjolein wants to share some of her favourite w…


in some parts of Scotland, a ‘pilly’ means a pillow, whereas in Shetland, a pilly means… well… it means penis. Don’t get those two muddled up.


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