Nynorsk Story Time

Elske miste. It was sad, but it was true. Love ( Elske ) had lain down his weapons, for he had danced — and, dance is fighting to music — the last waltz ( valsen ) that he was sure that he would. Love walked away from the ballroom, leaving an empty floor where none dared ventured. … Continue reading Nynorsk Story Time


Scottish Gaelic Short Story

Teague ran over to the pile of bodies. Tears ( deòir ) streamed down his face. What could he do but cry? The bodies were seemingly human, but they were darker than any skin he knew. The pores were in grain forms as a plank of wood. The petite faces were marred with horror on their … Continue reading Scottish Gaelic Short Story

Scottish Gaelic Short Story

Teague awoke (dhùisg) curled on a sunlit knoll (tom, OR cnoc). He felt the grass stroking his face (aodann). As he opened his eyes (a sùil), he heard the chiming of bells in the far distance. The sound pumped Teague’s blood ( fuil Taidhg) to his forehead. Teague (Tadhg) felt the capillaries expand, and then constrict tighter than he had … Continue reading Scottish Gaelic Short Story

Nynorsk U

Word(s) Part(s) of Speech English Ulik Adjective Different Urettferdig Adjective Unfair Ute Preposition Out Eit utland Noun The outside world, foreign lands Ein utlending Noun Foreigner Utmed Preposition Along, near Eit utsal Noun Sale (På) Utsal Adjective (On) sale Utvide Verb Expand, to Eit uvêr Noun Storm

Scots Gaelic U

Word(s) Part(s) of Speech English Uasal Adjective Noble/Aristocrat Uirsgeul (m) Noun Fable/Myth Uirsgeulach Adjective Legendary Uiseag (f) Noun Lark Ulaidh (f) Noun Treasure* Ùraich Verb Become new Urra (f) Noun One/Person** Urrain (f) Noun Power/Ability Urrasach Adjective Trustworthy Ùth (m) Noun Udder *M' ulaidh as an endearment means closely, 'my darling', or 'my precious' without the … Continue reading Scots Gaelic U