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Your Scottish Slang Word O’ The Day: Fankle

This entry is part 11 of 28 in the series Your Scottish Slang Word Of The Day

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fankle
(fan·kle)Dialect, chiefly Scot ~v.
1. to entangle, twist.
2. to knot.
3. to coil, wind.
4. to disorder, complicate.
~n.
5. an entanglement. (used in “Dinnae get yersel’ in a fankle“).

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2 Comments

  1. Gordon Main Gordon Main

    Only ‘slang’ because English influenced scholars say so!! Just pert o’ lost leid. (Like all the ‘e’ before ‘i’ words) and by the way I’m a screive…pen-name…Kendric Ross…google me!!
    Likewise ‘dreich’….NO WAY is that slang!!!

    Fankle is in common use in the Doric dialect by the way…so na fash yersel!!!

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