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sairious, sayrious, sarious, sayerious,
sairious ['se:rɪəs]
adj. Serious.
sairy, sairie, sairry, sorray,
sairy ['se:(ə)re]
adj. Sorry. Sad, doleful, sorrowful. Serious, solemn. In a poor or sorry state, pitiable, woeful, incompetent, paltry.
saithe, saith, seath, seeth, said, saed, sade,
saithe [se:ð, I.Sh. se:d]
n. The full grown coalfish.

Compounds and phrases etc.

saithe foul: I.Sh. the lesser black-backed gull Larus fuscus
saitin,
saitin ['setɪn]
n. Satin.
saitisfee, saitisfy, saitisfie, saitisfaction, saitisfeein,
saitisfee ['setɪsfi:]
v. To satisfy.
pt. pp. saitisfee'd
n. Satisfaction

Compounds and phrases etc.

saitisfeein: satisfying
saitisfaction: satisfaction
sake, sek, seks,
sake [sek]
n. Sake.

Compounds and phrases etc.

for ony sake: for Heaven's sake, by all means
sakeless, saikless,
sakeless ['sekləs, 'sakləs]
adj. Innocent, not guilty of sin or wrong-doing. Of persons, animals or things: inoffensive, harmless, guileless. Lacking, destitute of. Without sense or gumption, silly, foolish, lacking drive or energy, sloppy, careless.
salamander, sallymander,
salamander ['saləmandər]
n. A salamander.
sale, salerif, salerife, sale-rife, sale-riff, salesman,
sale [sel]
n. A sale.

Compounds and phrases etc.

salerif: saleable, easy to sell
salesman: a salesman
hailsale: wholesale
sall, sal, s', 'se, se, s, 's, sanna, shanna, sanny, sunna, shoud, shuid, sud, suld, shid, soud, shud, sid, suid, sh'u'd, shoudna, sudna, shidna, shuidna, suldna, shudnae, shudna, shouldnae, shuidnae, shouldna, shuld, sidna,
sall [sal]
contracted s' [z] after personal pronouns.
v. Shall. Used in the first person to express will or intention on the part of the speaker. Mere futurity is generally expressed by will. In the 2nd and 3rd persons expressing a simple future as well as obligation, necessity, or the speaker's own determination.
pt. sud [sud, sʌd, sød, sɪd] Should.

neg. sanna ['sanə, S. -nɛ, -nɪ, C. U. -ne] Shall not, shan't.
neg. sudna Should not, shouldn't.

Now usually replaced by shall
pt. shoud [ʃud] unstressed [ʃɪd] Should.
neg. shanna ['ʃanə, S. -nɛ, -nɪ, C. U. -ne] Shall not, shan't.
neg. shoudna [-nə, S. -nɛ, -nɪ, C. U. -ne] Should not, shouldn't.

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