Kinnen – card – Indy Prints by Stewart Bremner

Kinnen – card

  • £3.25

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Ye micht ken yer Scots leid, but div ye ken the Scots names o aw the beasties?

Whit beastie is this?

This beastie belangs soothland Europe an is thocht tae’a been brocht tae the Breetish Isles wi the Normans. Ower hunners o year thair nummers grew but thay war scarce in Scotland afore the nineteent century. Map-map an mappie is thair maist common Scots pet names, whiles in Inglis thay’r cryed ‘rabbit’.

This animal belongs to southern Europe and is thought to have been brought to the British Isles by the Normans. Over hundreds of years, their numbers grew but they were scarce in Scotland before the nineteenth century. ‘Map-map’ and ‘mappie’ are their most-common Scots pet names, while in English they’re called rabbit.


Miscawed bi mony as no a real leid, the reenge o names for the beasties o this kintra shaws jist hoo sindry Scots is. It shaws its mony links til ither northland European leids forby.

Decried by many as not a real language, the range of names for the animals of this country shows just how distinct Scots is. It also shows its many links to other northern European languages.

The airt

This colourfae drawing haes its oreeginal in mid-century design an pop airt styles, an is grundit on a texturt block o rowed ink. It’s a rare wey tae shaw yer luve for the leid an the braw beasties that’s intil oor kintra.

This colourful drawing hae its original in mid-century design an pop art styles, and is grounded on a textured block of rolled ink. It’s am ideal way to show your luve for the leid and the brilliant animals of our country.

Product details
  • 7x5 inches (178x127mm)
  • Printed in Scotland on 350gsm silk paper that is Forest Sustainable Certified
  • Envelope included
  • The inside is blank
  • 'Whit beastie is this?' text is included on the back of the card