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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!

Page 2 of 55 for the letter G

gadge, gadgee, gadgie, gadgy, gaje, gajjie,
gadgie [ˈgadʒi]
n. col. S. A man, fellow.
Also the back-formation gadge.
$wa-gang, aff-gaain, aff-gae, affgang, aff-gang, affgaun, aff-gaun, aff-go, aff-going, awa-gaan, awa-gaein, awagang, awagang, awa-gang, awa-gaun, b$gaun, backgaan, back-gaan, backgaen, back-gaen, backgaun, begun, bye-gaen, bye-gaen, byegangeen, bye-gangeen, byegangin, byegyan, bygaan, bygae, bygae, bygaein, by-gaein, bygaen, by-gaen, bygain, bygane, by-gane, byganes, bygangin, bygaun, by-gaun, bygaunness, bygyaan, by-gyaan, doongyan, doungaun, einganee, foregaen, foregain, foregan, foregane, foregaun, foregeen, foregein, foregyan, forgaen, forgain, forgan, forgane, forgaun, forgeen, forgein, forgyan, g$, g$_on, g$an, g$aun, g$d, g$n, g$n, g$oan, g$on, g$on_yersel, g$oot, g$wa, g$wa$, g$waa, ga, ga$, ga$an, ga$d, ga$ed, ga$en, ga$in, ga$n, gaan, gaan_ti, gaann, gaantae, gaantee, gad, gade, gae, gae$d, gaed, gaedna, gaein, gaen, gaen, gaena, gaenae, gaeng, gaes, gaeyun, gaid, gain, gain, gan, gan, gan_aboot, ganaboot, gan-aboot, ganae, ganae, gane, gang, gang$d, gang$r, gang_in, gangan, ganged, gangeen, gangel, gangels, ganger, gangerel, gangil, gangin, gangit, gangle, gangles, gangrel, gangyls, ganin, ganna, gannie, ganny, gantae, gau, gau$, gau$n, gauin, gaun, gaun, gaun, gaun$ae, gaun_tae, gaun_yersel, gaun_yirsel, gaun_yirsell, gauna, gaun-aboot, gaunae, gaung, gaunie, gaunin, gaunna, gaunnae, gaunnie, gaunny, gauns, gauns, gauntae, gauny, gaw$n, gaw$n, gawa, gawaaaah, gawaaah, gawaah, gawin, gawn, gawn, gawn_yersel, gawnae, gawni, gawni$, gawny, gay, gayin, gayun, gaze, gean, ged, gee, gee$d, geed, geen, geen, geid, gein, gene, geng, geng_in, genger, geong, ghonna, gid, gie$n, gied, gien, gien, gin, gin, gin, ging, ging_in, ginger, gingin, ginna, giz, gjaan, go, go$n, goan, goan, goanae, goanie, goannae, goantae, goany, göd, goin, gointe, gon, gon, gon_yersel, gonae, gonie, gonna, gonnae, gonnay, gonney, gonni, gonnie, gonny, gonti, gony, goot, gowen, guan, guan, gud, guid, guid-gaun, gwa, gwan, gyaain, gyaan, gyaanee, gyan, gyang, gyangals, gyangrel, gyaun, gyaunee, gyeen, gyn, gyung, ingaan, ingaen, ingaen_ee, ingan, ingang, in-gang, ingangs, ingaun, ingaun_ee, ingaunee, ingonee, ingyaan, ingyan, ingyang, ingyaun, jaan, lang-gane, misgade, misgae, misgaed, near-begaan, near-begaun, nearbegaunness, nearbegyaan, near-begyaun, near-begyaunness, oangae, oangaein, oangaun, oangauns, ongaan, ongaans, on-gaans, ongae, ongaein, ongaeins, ongan, ongang, ongang, on-gang, ongaun, ongauns, ongeng, ongin, onging, ongoan, on-goeens, ongon, ongyaains, ongyaan, ongyaans, ongyan, ongyang, ongyans, ongyaun, ongyauns, ootgaan, ootgan, ootgane, ootgang, ootgangin, ootgaun, ootgyaan, outgane, outgang, outgaun, througang, throu-gangin, throu-gaun, throughgang, through-ganging, throughgaun, through-gaun, through-gawn, throughgoing, through-going, throw-gang, thru-gaun, wa$gang, waageng, wagaein, wagang, wa-gang, wagaun, wa-gaun, wa-gawn, waygang, wehnt, wen, went, wint, wunt,
gae [geː]
also gang [gaŋ, MN. gjaŋ & gɪŋ], C. S. gan [gan]
v. To go.
pt. gaed [geːd, gɛd, MN. gɪd, N. giːd] also went [wɛnt] Went.
pp. gane [geːn, MN. giːn] Gone.
gaun [gɑːn, gɔːn, SEC. ˈgɑː(ɪ)n, N. I. g(j)aːn], gaein [ˈgeːɪn]
v. Going.
n. Gait, style of walking, a person's way or pace of life. A journey, a trip on an errand. The load that can be carried in one trip. A pasture. The passage between the stalls in a cow-shed. I.Sh. A row of loops or strands in knitting. A company of people, often with disapproving overtones.
v. MN. To wander about, straggle.
gaena, gangna
neg. Do not go.
neg. Did not go.
Compounds and phrases etc.
aff-gae: A start.
aff-gang: An outlet or discharge.
aff-gaun: adj. A tenant's outgoing or leaving. n. Departure, fading away, death. Start, outset.
awa-gang, 'wa-gang: Departure, leave-taking, passing away. An after-taste. A tennant's final crop before leaving a farm.
awa-gaun, awa-gaein: Departure.
aw guts and gangels: MN. Fit for nothing but eating and walking.
backgaun: Languishing, declining, not prospering.
bygae: To pass.
bygane: n. Past times, the past. adj. Bygone.
back-gang: To relapse, a relapse.
bygaun, bygaein, bygangin: Passing, bygoing.
doungaun: the downward slope of a road.
forgae: To forgo.
foregane [fərˈ-]: The foregone, former.
gae awa contracted g'wa: Go away.
gae on contracted g'on: Go on.
gaes: Goes.
g'on yersel: A shout of encouragement, insinuating the recipient needs no assistance to perform his attempted feat.
gae oot contracted g'oot: Go out.
gangels: MN. The legs.
ganger: A pedestrian, a person who is going away.
gangin [gaŋɪn, gan-, MN. gjaŋ- & gɪŋ-]: Going.
gang in: To enter.
gangrel [ˈgaŋ(ə)rəl, MN. gjaŋ(ə)rəl]: A vagrant.
gang wi the: Go by (car, bus, train, etc.)
gaun-aboot: itinerant.
gaun tae contracted gaun'ae: Going to.
guid-gaun: In good working order, active, lively, flourishing.
ingang: An entrance, entry, beginning, entry to a new tenancy. Lack, deficiency, loss of weight or measure due to shrinkage etc.
ingangs: The intestine.
ingaun, ingaein: Entrance, ingoing, way in, the assembling in a building, the entry to a new tenancy, the beginning of a furrow.
ingaun ee: SWC. The entrance to a drift mine or coal-seam.
lang-gane: Long-gone.
misgae: To go astray, go wrong, fail, miscarry. pt. misgaed.
near bygaun: Miserly, greedy, close-fisted.
near bygaunness: Niggardlyness.
ongae: The act of going on, movement, progress.
ongang: The starting up or setting in motion of machinery.
ongaun: Behaviour, a going-on.
ongauns: Goings-on.
ootgane: Past time, fully.
ootgang: An outgoing, departure, expense.
ootgaun: Outgoing, removing, leaving, the ebbing tide.
owergaun: A severe reproof, close examination.
througang: A way through, a passage, thoroughfare, lane, corridor.
throu-gangin: Active, spirited.
throu-gaun: Active, pushing, full of energy. A severe scolding.
turned gang: MN. A row of sheaves on a stack with the shear underneath.
gaalic, Gael, Gaelic, gaelick, Galic, Gallic, Gallick, Gealic, gelic, gelick,
Gael [gel]
n. A highlander (Gaelic speaker).
Gaelic [ˈga(ː)lɪk]
n. The Celtic language of the highlands.
gaaf, gaefa, gafaw, gaff, gaffaa, gaffaw, gaffer, gaffin, gafter, gauf, gauff, geefaw, goufter, gowfter, guff, guffa, guffaa, guffaw,
gaff [gaf, g(j)av gɑːf, gɔːf, N. I.Ork. gaːf]
also gaffaw
n. A loud, boisterous laugh, a guffaw.
v. To laugh loudly and immoderately, to guffaw.
Compounds and phrases etc.
gafferin: Chattering.
gafter: I.Ork. A loud silly laugh.
gafs, gafse, gavis, gavs, gavse, gavsin, jaffse, jafs,
gafs [I.Ork. gafs, gavs, tʃafs]
n. A snap, pretended bite.
v. To eat ravenously, swallow rapidly.
gaag, gaagle, gag, gaggle, gagl,
gag [gag]
n. MN. A filthy mass of any liquid or semi-liquid substance.
Compounds and phrases etc.
gaggle: I. A moist, soft mass, a mess.
gaggle [gag(ə)l]
v. To laugh, giggle, cackle.
gaibie [S. ˈgebɪ]
n. A simpleton, a stupid person.
gaible, gebble,
gaible [ˈgebl, ˈgɛbl]
v. To gabble.
Compounds and phrases etc.
gaiblin: Gabbling.
gag, gaggit, gaig, geg, gyag,
gaig [geg, gɛg, g(j)ag]
n. A crack, a chink.

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