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Can You Translate The Scots Version Of Harry Potter?

Does Hoggiehaugh mean Hogwarts, Hagrid, or Hogsmeade?

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    Correct answer: Quiddich

    A "bizzum" is a broom, and "baw" means ball.

    Correct answer: Quiddich Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
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    Correct answer: Hufflepuff

    "Pech" in Scots means "to breathe quickly and in a laboured way, to pant with exertion". Puff, in other words.

    Correct answer: Hufflepuff Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
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    Correct answer: Hogsmeade

    "Haugh" is a common Scots word, often found in town names as it means "a low-lying meadow".

    Correct answer: Hogsmeade Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
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    Correct answer: Dumbledore

    Dumbiedykes is an area in Edinburgh.

    Correct answer: Dumbledore Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
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    Correct answer: Ravenclaw

    "Corbie" means raven in Scots.

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    Correct answer: Owl

    Because they go "hoo, hoo".

    Correct answer: Owl Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
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    Correct answer: Remembrall

    It literally means "mind-in-ball".

    Correct answer: Remembrall Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
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    Correct answer: Witchcraft

    "Carline" means a hag or scary witch. As in "a haggard crooked cratur in a cloak that's lang an' grey, She's the auld carlin' wife o' the storm."

    Correct answer: Witchcraft Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
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    Correct answer: Beater

    "Skelp" means to hit.

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    Correct answer: Spells

    "Cantrips" means incantation or spell, It is possibly derived from the Gaelic canntaireachd, meaning a piper's mnemonic chant.

    Correct answer: Spells Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF
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Thanks to Black and White Publishing for providing key words from the book. To find out more about the Scots translation of Harry Potter, click here.

 
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