The historical roots of the hit television series Outlander and its cultural impact on Scotland will be examined in the first major academic conference of its kind next year.
The University of Glasgow will host the Outlander Conference 2020 in June with the history, customs, politics, culture, clothes and music featured in the phenomenally successful television series which is based on the novels of Diana Gabaldon [ . . . ]
From ‘Sassenach’ to ‘dinna fash’, here’s the meaning of the Gaelic and Scots words used in Outlander.
Sassenach Often used by Jamie as a nickname for Claire Sassenach means foreigner, typically an English person. Nighean A term of endearment for a woman, that can mean daughter,young woman, or lass. Leannan Another term of endearment meaning sweetheart, or beautiful woman. Cridh Gaelic word for heart. Gradh Gaelic term for love Bairn Commonly used Scots for a baby or young child.