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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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D, dae, day, dee, die,
D [deː]
D, day
n. The fourth letter of the alphabet.
da, daa, daw,
daa [I. daː]
n. The lesser-spotted dogfish Scyliorhinus canicula.
daach, daachen, daachie, daachy, daak, dachie, dachy, dack, daik, dalk, dauch, dauchen, dauchie, dauchy, dauk, dauk, dekk,
daach [I. daːx]
also NN.b. daak [daːk]
v. To cease for a short time, to lull. NN.b. An interval in bad weather.
 
daachie
adj. Of ice: dull and sticky. Of people: flabby, inactive.
 
daachen
v. Of wind: to lull or abate.
dabbitie, dabbity,
dabbitie [ˈdabɪtɪ]
n. A chimney-piece ornament. China, knick-knacks. A small round toffee.
dabbelt, dabble, dabbled, dabble-dachie, dabble-dachy,
dabble [ˈdablˈdaxɪ]
v. To wrangle.
pt. pp. dabbelt adj. Bemused, distraught.
 
Compounds and phrases etc.
 
dabble-dachie [ˈdablˈdaxɪ]: A person who splashes water while washing.
dacencie, dacency, dacent, daecencie, daecency, daecent, daicencie, daicency, daicent, dascent, dassint, deesint, deicant, ondacent, ondaicent, undacent, undaicent, undecent,
dacent [ˈdesənt, NN.b. ˈdei-]
adj. Decent.
 
Compounds and phrases etc.
 
dacency [ˈdesənsɪ, NN.b. ˈdei-]: Decency.
undacent: Indecent.
dachelt, dachle, dachled, dachlin, dackle, dauchelt, dauchle, dauchled, dochelt, dochle, dochled,
dachle [daxl]
also dackle [dakl, dekl]
v. To lessen speed, hesitate, dawdle, impede.
pt. pp. dachelt
 
See jachle also.
daak, dacker, daiker, dakker, dicker,
dacker [ˈdakər]
n. A stroll. A search for stolen goods.
adj. Of people and weather: hesitating, uncertain, undecided.
v. To walk slowly, to saunter, to loiter. Work without much exertion. To spin out work for the purpose of making overtime. To strike a bargain. To search a house or person for stolen goods.
aald_daa, auld_da, auld_daa, da, daa, daa, dad, daddie, daddy, dai, daidie, daw, dawd, dawdie, deddy, dey, deyd, deydie, deydie, di, dide, die, diy, dy, dydie, dye, gran$da, granda, grand-dey, grunda, luckie-daddie, luckydad, luckydaddy, lucky-deddy,
dad [dad]
also da, daw [da, deː], dey, deyd [dəi(d), die]
dim. daddy, daidie, dawdie, deydie, and small child's da-da, tit-ta [tɪ′ta].
n. col. Father or sometimes a grandfather.
 
Compounds and phrases etc.
 
auld da: Grandfather,
blue daddy: WC. The devil's-bit scabious Succisa pratensis.
granda: Grandfather.
lucky daddy: A grandfather.
daddie, dadie,
dadie [NN.a. ˈdadɪ]
n. A hawker.

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