Scots intae Gaelic; Gaelic intae Scots

Lairnin (kinna slaw-like) the Gaelic an cam across this wee buikie that haes a braw leet o 600 wirds that are awfie seemilar in Scots an Gaelic.

Dinna ken if they’re Gaelic-intae-Scots or Scots-intae-Gaelic, but shaws there mibbies muckle mair owerlap atween the twa tungs than aither Scots-speakers or Gaels are that awaur o. Here a fyow fae the leet that lowpit oot fur me…..

siccar/sicir, roup/rop, brock/broc, poke/poc, barra/bara, creel/criol, baist/beist, braw/breagh, dunt/dunt, keelie/gille, stot/stot, breeks/briogais, thrang/trang, bannock/bannag, cowp/cop, kebbuck/ceabag, cloot/clud, footer/fuidir, girn/gearan, crack/cracas, neuk/nuic, coorse/cursa, craitur/creutar, croon/crun, gowk/cuthag, press/preas, glaikit/gliogaid, dowf/dubh, airt/aird, stank/staing, snod/snod, stoor/stur, bree/brigh, fairm/feirm, faut/fat, ingle/aingeal, flooer/flur, puddock/putog, yet/g(h)eata, dour/duibhir, groset/groseid, creeshie/creiseach, grund/grunnd, loof/lamh, bing/beinn, brae/braigh, roch/roc, oor/uair, wheesht/eisd, peewit/pibhinn, sneck/sneag, howk/thog, sonsie/sona, maister/maighstir, smeddum/smideam, sodger/saighdear, scoor/sgur, totie/tiota, burn/burn, speerit/spioraid, stob/stob, sclaff/sglabhart, birse/biorsadh, caird/ceard, trauchle/draghail, pechin/piochan, partan/partan…

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