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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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Y, wye, wey, wie, wy,
Y [wəɪ]
Y, wye
n. The twenty-fifth letter of the alphabet.
y, -y,
y [-i, -e]
suff. Used to form adjectives. The alternative -ie is often used in words considered particularly Scots.
yaw, yaa, yaas,
yaa [jaː]
n. NN.b. The eel Anguilla anguilla or MN. the conger eel Conger conger.
 
Compounds and phrases etc.
 
Tammie yaa: NN.b. The eel Anguilla anguilla.
yag, yaag,
yaag [I.Sh. ja(ː)g]
v. When fishing: to keep the line constantly in motion. To jerk the hook up and down. To catch fish in such a manner. To be importunate, persist irritatingly with questions or requests. To nag or harp on.
yabber, yab-yabber, yab-yabble, yabblin, yabble,
yabble [jabl]
also yabber [jabər]
n. A noisy clamour of voices. A garrulous person, a chatterbox.
v. Talk volubly or exitedly, chatter, gossip,. To scold, be querulous.
 
Compounds and phrases etc.
 
yabblin [jablɪn]: n. Chatter, voluble talk.
yab-yabber: To talk excitedly.
yab-yabble: Gabble.
yachtie, yachty, yacht, yott, yaut, yautt, yat, yatt, yatch,
yacht [jɔxt, jɔt]
n. A yacht.
dim. yachtie
yack, yawk, yauk, yackus, yackuz,
yack [jak]
v. S. To talk thickly.
 
Compounds and phrases etc.
 
yackus: col. S. One who talks thickly.
yack, yakk, yak, yackie, yakkie, yakie, yakki,
yack [I.Sh. jak]
n. An Inuit, a native of north polar regions.
dim. yackie
yackle, yakel, yakkel, yakle, yaakil, yachel, jakl, jakkel, yakee, yaggle, jokhel, yackel, aikle, aickle,
yackle [I. jakl, jagl]
also NN.b. aikle
n. A molar tooth.
v. To chew.
yaff, yoff, yauf, yamf, yamph, yamff, yumph, yeaumph,
yaff [jaf, jɔf]
also yamf [jamf]
n. A bark or yelp of a dog. A sharp barking call of a bird. Prattle, chatter. A chatterbox. A pert creature.
v. To bark with a high-pitched sound, to yelp. To chatter, to prate, talk pertly. To chide, carp, scold, speak sharply and critically.

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