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What is a bonnie Irish lass?
adjectiveWord forms: -nier or -niest. Scottish and Northern England dialect. beautiful or handsome. a bonny lass. merry or lively.
What does bonny lad mean?
Bonny: Beautiful – From the French ‘Bon’ Bonny Lad/Lass: Term of Endearment.
Is it Bonny or Bonnie?
As adjectives the difference between bonny and bonnie is that bonny is (geordie) while bonnie is gay; merry; frolicsome; cheerful; blithe.
Is Bonnie Irish or Scottish?
Bonnie is a Scottish given name for either girls or boys, and is sometimes used as a descriptive reference, as in the Scottish folk song, My Bonnie Lies over the Ocean. It comes from the Scots language word “bonnie” (pretty, attractive), or the French bonne (good).
Is Lass Irish or Scottish?
Usage notes Still prevalent in Scottish English, Irish English, North East England, and Yorkshire. Sometimes used poetically in other dialects of English.
What does lad mean in Scottish?
Any young man; a youth; a boy.
What does Hinny mean in Geordie?
Hinny: Honey – a term of endearment.
Is Bonnie and old name?
Bonnie is a Scottish given name for either girls or boys, and is sometimes used as a descriptive reference, as in the Scottish folk song, My Bonnie Lies over the Ocean….Bonnie.
|Gender||male or female|
|Meaning||Pretty, Attractive, Beautiful, Good|
What is Bonnie short for?
a. Bonnie is a short form for Bonita, and it is of English origin. The meaning of Bonnie is ‘pretty, attractive, cheerful’ derived from the word ‘bonny’. In French, the word ‘bonne’ translates to ‘good’ and the Latin word ‘bonus’ also means ‘good’.
Why do Scots say Bonnie?
Bonnie/Bonny is a compliment for women, often used with the word lass, meaning beautiful woman. The word plausibly comes from the French bonne meaning good, or the Latin bonus, meaning the same. The masculine version of the word is braw.
What does the Scottish word BRAW mean?
Braw – excellent or pleasant. From cuddly Highland coos to soaring, cloud-kissed summits, Scotland has no shortage of braw sights. In a sentence: “It’s a braw day for a dauner.” In English: “It’s a lovely day for a walk.”