Glaswegian and Scottish Dictionary :
Words and Translations into English.
Glaswegian or Scottish Word:
English Meaning :
Carpet / These are covering that can be seen on the floors of posh houses in some parts of Glasgow and Edinburgh. Elsewhere straw is more commonly used.
/ Translation of example:
Hey Magie whits that oan yer flair?'
'Thit's ma new kerpet so it is.'
'Kerpet? Kerpet? Whit's a kerpet.'
'Ye know - like curtains but fur the flair'
'JesusChrist Ah've never see that afore - and kin ye open them?'