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The Online Scots Dictionary — Read the Scots Dictionary

The Online Scots Dictionary - Read the Scots Dictionary

Scots is the Germanic language, related to English, spoken in Lowland Scotland and Ulster, not the Celtic language Gaelic!
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A, ah, Aw, aa, Ah$, ABC, ah-bae-see, abbacee, ah-bay-say, aw-be-sae, ebbasay, abersay, aw-bay-sae, aw-bay-say, alfibit,
a [ɑː, ɔː, N. I. aː]
A, aw
n. The first letter of the alphabet.
 
Compounds and phrases etc.
 
aw-bay-say [ɑːbeːseː, -beːsiː, ɔː-, N. I. aː-], ABC: The alphabet.
a, ae, u, aa, ah, eh, an,
a [ə]
The indefinite article a may occurs before both vowels and consonants. Also an before vowels after Standard English usage.
A_s$, I$se, A$se, Ah$se, Aw$se, Ise, A$d, Ah$d, I$d, Eh$d, aw$d, Ä$d, A$hd, aahd, Aad, A$v, Ah$ve, a$ve, ahv, Ahve, uv, aa$ve, Ehv, Ive, Eh$ve, A$m, Ah$m, I$m, Eh$m, aw$m, Ä$m, Ahm, A$hm, Am, um, ehm, ahme, aahm, A, Ah, I, Eh, aw, aa, Ä, A, ah$, A$ll, Ah$_ll, I$ll, Eh$ll, aw$ll, Ä$ll, all, ah$l, ah$ll, ul, A$l, ull, Aul, Ahl, Al, ull,
A [aː, ə, DD. ɛ]
I, the 1st. person pronoun.
 
Compounds and phrases etc.
 
A am contracted A'm [aːm]: I am, I'm.
A haed: contracted A'd [aː hed, -həd, əd]
A hiv contracted A'v [aː hɪv, -hʌv, aːv]: I have, I've.
A sall contracted A s' [aː sal, aːz]: I shall.
A wad contracted A'd [aː wad, -wɪd, -wʌd, aːd, əd]: I would, I'd.
A will contracted A'll [aː wɪl, -wʌl, aːl, əl]: I will, I'll, often meaning I shall.
A'm arena [WC. aːm ʌrnɪ]: col. I'm not.
a, a-,
a [ə-]
pref. Used before nouns and verbs to form adverbs. For example: aback, agley, athort.
aber, aaber, auber, awber, aber_up, aaber_up, auber_up, awber_up,
aaber [I.Sh. a(ː)bər]
adj. Of a blade etc.: sharp, keen. With sharp outlines, clear and distinct. Sharp-sighted, keenly observant, watchful. Eager, greedy.
v. To sharpen, as a knife. To stir up a fire and make it bright.
 
Compounds and phrases etc.
 
aaber up: To sharpen, stir up a fire to brighten it.
Aan, A$an, Awn,
Aan [aːn]
pn. The river Avon in Moray.
aurm, arm, aarm, awrm,
aarm [I.Sh. aːrm]
n. The tail-end (on a fishing hand-line).
abandont, abandoned, abandonit, abandon$t, abandonment, abandon,
abandon [əˈban(d)ən]
v. To give up, to desert.
pt. pp. abandont
 
Compounds and phrases etc.
 
abandonment: Abandonment.
abaise, abais, abase, abaisin, abaised, abased,
abash [əˈbaʃ]
v. To make someone feel embarrassed, disconcerted, or ashamed.
pt. pp. abasht
 
contracted bash
n. SW. A term of contempt, a worthless person.
v. To be abashed or confused.
 
abaise [əˈbez]
v. arch. To deprive of confidence or courage, to make downcast or astounded, to dismay.
pt. pp. abaised.
 
Compounds and phrases etc.
 
Teenie bash: A disparaging term for a woman one dislikes.
abate, abait,
abate [əˈbet]
v. To decline or fall off. To beat down, bring low, suppress or overthrow. To lessen, diminish, to take off, deduct.
 
Compounds and phrases etc.
 
abatement: Relaxation, recreation, amusement. Reduction, decrease.

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