What does Wick mean in Scottish?
‘Vik’ (wick) meaning a bay.
Examples of this would be Wick , Lerwick and Uig.
‘fjord’ meaning sea- loch..
What is a Scottish burn?
In local usage, a burn is a kind of watercourse. The term applies to a large stream or a small river. The word is used in Scotland and England (especially North East England) and in parts of Ulster, Australia and New Zealand.
What does Ben mean in Scottish?
Scot., Irish a mountain peak: Ben Nevis. Origin of ben. Scottish from Gaelic beann, akin to Middle Irish benn, a peak: see pin. within; inside.
What does Dal mean in Scottish?
Under the House of Alpin, Dál Riata and Pictland merged to form the Kingdom of Alba or Scotland.
What does Dal mean in Gaelic?
dal- from Gaelic dail, a meadow (not to be confused with “dale”, from the Norse dalr meaning a valley); hence Dalry. drum- from Gaelic druim, a ridge; hence Drumchapel, Drumnadrochit etc.
What does Auch mean in Scotland?
Often Picts and Scots words were mixed as in Kincardine (Pictish Carden meaning thicket). There are six different Kincardines in Scotland. Ach- (or Auch-) is from the Gaelic word meaning “field”. Ach is generally a prefix used in the lowlands, whereas Auch is the highland variety.