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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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cairnie, cairney, cairn, carn, caran, cyarn, kyarn,
cairn [keːrn, MN. kɛrn, k(j)arn]
n. A pyramid of stones specially built in memory of the dead. A stony hill. A loose heap of stones.
dim. cairnie
v. To pile, heap.
Cairnbulg, Bulger, Bilger, bulgar, belger,
Cairnbulg [ˈkeːrnbʌlg, MN. ˈkɛrnbʌlg, ˈk(j)arnbʌlg]
pn. Cairnbulg (Aberdeenshire).
 
also known as Bulger Toun [ˈbʌlgər tun, ˈbɪlgər-]
 
Bulger
n. A native or dweller in Cairnbulg. A particular type of fishing-boat.
Cairnloch,
Cairnloch [ˈkeːrnlɔx]
pn. Carnlough (County Antrim).
Cairnryan [keːrnˈrɑeən]
pn. Cairnryan (Dumfries and Galloway).
Locally The Cairn.
cairp, carp,
cairp [keːrp]
v. To carp, to sing. The carp Cyprinus carpio.
cairpenter, kerpenter, cairpentry, kerpentry,
cairpentry [ˈkeːrpəntrɪ, ˈkɛrpənt-]
n. Carpentry. Usually known as jynery in Scots.
 
Compounds and phrases etc.
 
cairpenter [ˈkeːrpəntər, ˈkɛrpəntər]
n. A carpenter. Generally replaced by jyner in Scots.
cairpet, kerpet, carpad, kerpit,
cairpet [keːrpət, kɛrpət]
n. A carpet.
essikert, ess-cairt, muck-cairt, muckkirt, cairter, cairtin, kertin, haundcairt, hancart, cairter, cairtfull, cartil, cairtle, cairtel, cartel, cairt-draucht, cairt, kert, cairte, cart, cairter, kirt, spring-cairt, essy-cairt, essy_kert, cairtit, kertit,
cairt [keːrt, kɛrt]
n. A cart.
v. To cart, transport.
pt. pp. cairtit
 
Compounds and phrases etc.
 
cairt-draucht: A cartload.
cairter: A carter.
cairtin: Carting.
cairtle: MN. A cartload.
cairt wheel: S. WC. MN. A very large variety of marguerite.
haundcairt: A handcart.
muck-cairt: A manure or refuse vehicle.
spring-cairt: A cart mounted on springs.
cairts, cairds, kerds, cartes, cairtes, carts, cairtin, cairdin, kerdin, cairter, cairder, cairt, kyart, kert, caird,
cairt [keːrt, kɛrt]
n. A playing card. A photograph. A chart or map.
pl. cairts A pack of cards or a game of cards.
v. To chart or map.
 
Compounds and phrases etc.
 
cairter: A player of cards.
cairtin: Playing cards.
face cairt: A court card.
pair o cairts: A pack of cards.
cairtoon, kertoon,
cairtoon [ˈkeːrtun]
n. A cartoon.

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