Doric Word for Fish Fash


Here in the North-East of Scotland we have a long tradition of fishing, be that trawlers or line. The Doric word for fish is fash. There are examples of phrases further below.




Doric Word for Fish Fash

I'm going fishing, I'll be home later tonight.

Ah'm gyan fashing, ah'll be hame later the nicht.


I'm off for a few days on my boat fishing.

Ah'm aff fur a curn days on ma boat fashing.




Ah dinna think running is fur me, ah get waabit too easily, sae ah’m aff fashing instead – aat’s still an Olympic sport, richt? #fishing #fishinglife

Posted by Doric-Phrases on Thursday, 12 August 2021



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