Glaswegian and Scottish Dictionary :
Words and Translations into English.
Glaswegian or Scottish Word:
English Meaning :
‘Jen up’ is the Neds way of saying ‘honestly’.
So when the judge asks a Ned, ‘Do you deny attempting to steal exhibit A?’ he will reply, “I wiz only wantin’ tae see it in ra daylight. Jen up - I hud nae intention o’ stealing ra fuckin’ telly.”
[From Ned Speak by Stuart McLean]
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