The Online Scots Dictionary

 Veesit oor Facebook page.  

Read through the dictionary!
Scots is the Germanic language, related to English, spoken in Lowland Scotland and Ulster, not the Celtic language Gaelic!

A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z  

Page 11 of 36 for the letter A

Aichils, Ochils, Oachils,
Aichils ['eçəlz]
pn. Ochils. (Perthshire)
aicht, eicht, aucht, echt, aught, acht, wacht, aicht-day, eicht-day, aucht-day, echt-day, aught-day, acht-day, wacht-day, aichteen, aughteen, echtein, aichtein, echteen, echtaen, achtenn, auchteen, aichteent, aughteent, echteint, aichteint, echteent, echtaent, achtennt, auchteent, auchteenth, aichty, aughty, echty, aichtie, echtie, auchtie, eichty, auchty, eght, achteen,
aicht [ext, ɛçt]
adj. Eight.
adj. Eighth.
Contracted 8t

aichteen adj. Eighteen
aichteent, 18t adj. Eighteenth.
aichty adj. Eighty.

Compounds and phrases etc.

aicht-day: a common daily occurrence
aicht days: a week (ago)
aichtsome: a group of eight
five-aichter: an ordinary person or thing
aidam, aidom, eddam, edom, aidie, eddy, adie, aedie, eddie, addie, addy, eddy, aydam, Yid, Yed, Yiddie, Yeddie, Adam, Aidam-an-Eves, Adam-an-Eves,
Aidam ['edəm, 'ɛdəm]
n. The personal name Adam.
dim. Aidie, S. Yid, Yiddie [jɪd(i), jɛd(i)]

Compounds and phrases etc.

Aidam-an-Eves: the tubers of the orchis
Aidam's wine: water
Aidieswall, Aiddieswall, Addieswall,
Aidieswall ['edizwal]
pn. Addiewell. (West Lothian)
Aidin,
Aidin ['edɪn]
pn. Eden. (Borders)
aidle, adle, addle, addil, adle, aidle-dub, oddle, oddler,
aidle [edl, adl]
n. Liquid manure, rotten, or unfertile eggs, unsound brains.
adj. Rotten or unfertile, muddled.

Compounds and phrases etc.

aidle-dub: a cesspool
aig,
aig [NN.b. eg]
v. To work eagerly at something.

aigen
adj. Eager.
Aigle, Edzell,
Aigle ['egɪl]
pn. Edzell. (Angus)
aik, ake, axik, aik-nit, aiken, aken,
aik [ek, S. jɛk & jɪk]
n. Oak.

aiken [ekən, S. jɛkən & jɪkən]
adj. Oaken.

Compounds and phrases etc.

aik-nit [-nɪt], aicorn: an acorn
moss-aik: bog oak, the trunks of ancient oak trees buried in a peat bog
ail, ailin,
ail [el]
v. To ail, to trouble, afflict, to hinder, prevent, to be ill.
adj. ailin Ailing, troubled, hindered. n. An illness.

[ Start | Previous | Next ]

[ Home | Abbreviations | Spelling Guide | Search: English to Scots Scots to English ]

www.scots-online.org © 2002-2009 Andy Eagle