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dae, dai, doe, da,
dae [deː]
n. A doe.
di, di$, deh, daeless, doless, deeless, daless, duiless, deuless, deuanless, döless, dolos, dølos, deualess, ill-duin, ill-dune, ill-din, ill-deen, ill-dane, ill-daen, ill-doon, ill-dun, disna, disnae, disny, dizna, dusnae, diznae, dusna, doesna, doesnae, disnint, doesny, deusno, disni$, disni, disnie, disn$y, dozny, dizny, dizzny, daesna, daesnae, dees-nae, duisna, daesno, dösna, daer, dee-er, deer, doer, daein, dayin, daen, dyen, dain, dein, dae$n, deueen, doein, deeun, daeins, deein, dain, doin, doan, duin, deuan, dae$in, divnin, divin, didnin, dennin, didna, didnae, didny, didnie, didnay, didni, didn$y, did$na, didn$e, didno, dedna, diddny, didn$a, daedna, daednae, ill-daer, ill-deer, ill-duier, ill-döer, divna, divnae, duvna, duvnae, duvnie, divent, divn, daester, deester, dae$, dae, da, de, dey, de$e, daa, dah, dinnae, dinna, dinny, dinni, dinnie, dunna, dinae, doena, dinne, dinney, dinno, deeney, dna, donna, danny, dinnay, denny, daena, daeny, daenae, dae$na, dane, daen, dain, dis, diz, daes, dees, des, deus, duis, dus, duin, dune, din, deen, doon, dun, don, dawn, dön, düne, deun, did, dud, ded, daed, duid, deade, doed, deud, dae, day, dui, dee, di, dew, de, dey, deu, dö, dih, dea, du, deh, dow, div, duv, undae, undee, doan, unduin, undeen, ill-daein, ill-deein, ill-dae$n, undaen, ondane, haund-duin, hann-daen, on-deen, sair_duin, sair_deen, oot-duin, ootduin, ootdön, fair_duin, maun-dae, Monday, maundae, weel-daein, weill-daein, wrang-daein, dae$t, dee$d, dee$t, dae$d, deet, oot_dae, ootdee, ootdae,
dae [I. døː, S. C. U. deː, N. I. diː]
v. To do.
also interrogative div [dɪv]
pt. daed [I. døːd, dyd, deːd], did [dɪd] Did.
pp. duin [I. døn, dyn, S. C. dɪn, N. diːn], daen [deːn] adj. done, ready, finished, exhausted.
 
neg. daena, dinna [-nə S. -nɛ, -nɪ, C. U. -ne] contracted dae' [de] or di' [dɪ, də] Do not, don't.
also interrogative divna [ˈdɪvnə S. -nɛ, -nɪ, C. U. -ne] Don't.
neg. daedna, didna [-nə S. -nɛ, -nɪ, C. U. -ne], MN. Interrogative didnin, divnin Did not, didn't ...?
 
v. daes, dis Does
neg. daesna, disna [-nə S. -nɛ, -nɪ, C. U. -ne] also MN. Interrogative divnin Does not, doesn't ...?
 
Compounds and phrases etc.
 
ain haund-daein: N. Own fault, brought upon one's self.
daein [døːɪn, deːən, N. diːən]: Doing.
dae it contracted dae't: Do it.
daeless: Helpless, feeble, useless.
daer [døːr, deːr, N. diːr]: A doer, a person who acts for another, a factor, an agent.
daester [-:ˈstər]: A person in authority, doer, promoter.
fair duin: Dog-tired.
fochten duin: Worn out with hard work.
haund-duin: Home-made.
ill-daein: A misdemeanour, bad behaviour, disolute.
ill-daer: An evildoer.
ill-duin: Wrong, ill-behaved, perverse, mischievous.
mak a dae: I.Sh. To pretend, a pretence.
maun-dae: Necessity, compulsion.
no duin: Unfinished.
oot dae: Out do.
oot-duin: I.Sh. Tired out.
sair duin: Exhausted. Of food: overcooked.
undae: To undo, pp. unduin, undaen.
un-duin: Without doing.
weel-daein: Successful, affluent.
wrang-daein: Crime.
daff, dafferie, dafrie, daffery, dafry, daffin,
daff [daf]
v. To jest, to play, sport, frolic, flirt.
 
Compounds and phrases etc.
 
dafferie [ˈdafərɪ]: Folly, foolishness, fun, merriment.
daffin [ˈdafɪn]: Merriment. Jesting, playing, frolicin, flirting.
daffin, daffins,
daffin [NN.b. ˈdafɪn]
usually pl. daffins
n. The cords used to fasten drift-nets to the back-raip.
daffock, daffik, daffack, daffock, dafo, daffo, dafi, daffick,
daffock [I. ˈdafək, dafɪk, I.Ork. ˈdafo]
n. A small wooden tub or pail.
daffin, daffen, daffins, daffens, daffie, daffies, daffodil, daffadile, daffydil, daffodils, daffadiles, daffydils,
daffodil [ˈdafədɪl]
n. The daffodil Narcissus pseudonarcissus.
dim. daffie, daffin
daftlike, daftness, daftie, dafty, daft,
daft [daft]
adj. Mentally deranged, foolish, silly, giddy.
 
daftie [ˈdaftɪ]
n. An idiot.
 
Compounds and phrases etc.
 
daft aboot: Infatuated with.
daftlike: Foolish.
daftness: Foolishness.
daggle, dagastui, daggastø, daggastui, daggastÖ, dag, daag, dagg, deg, ondag,
dag [dag]
n. A thin, drizzling rain. S. WC. A thick heavy fog or mist.
v. S. To rain gently, to drizzle.
 
daggy
adj. Drizzling, moist, misty.
 
daggle [ˈdagl]
v. To move, act or work slowly or idly, to rain heavily.
 
Compounds and phrases etc.
 
ondag: MN. A shower, a heavy fall of rain.
dagastui: I.Sh. A fishermen's tabu-word for wind with rain.
dag, dog, dig, deg, dagont, dagon$d, digont,
dag [dag, deg, dɔg]
n. An oath meaning to confound.
 
Compounds and phrases etc.
 
dag on it: Confounded.
daible, daibble, debble, dibble, dauble,
daible [debl]
also dauble [ˈdɑːbəl, ˈdɔːbəl, N. ˈdaːbəl]
v. To dabble, to wash.
pt. pp. daibelt

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