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Scots Glossary

Scots Words Alt. Scots Words English Meanings
'boon   above
'bout   about
'daurknin'   darkening/twilight
'ee lang   live long
'fore   before
'mang   among
'midst   amidst
'twas   it was
'wa'   awaywad
'yont   beyond.
A Ah I
a   a
a bodie   someone
a haip   a lot+ often
a maiter o   as much as
a thocht   the least bit
a wee   a little while
a while sin   some time ago
a'   all
a' the go   extremely popular
a'place   everywhere
A'thegither   altogether.
A-fiel   afield.
a-jee   ajar; to one side.
aa a'+ aw all
aa ither thin   everything else
aa weys aw weys in every way
aabodie awbodie a'bodie everyone
aagates awgates everywhere
aamaist awmaist almost
aareadies awreadies already
aaricht awricht all right
aathegither awthegither altogether
aathing awthing everything
aawhaur   everywhere
aback   behind
abee   as it is+ alone
abeelitie abeilitie ability
abeich abeech aloof
abi’s abeis+ abees compared with
Abiegh   aloof
ablins   v. aiblins.
ablo ablow below
Aboon   above up.
aboot   about
abraid   abroad
Abread   abroad.
Abreed   in breadth.
abreest Abreist abreast
abuin abune; aboon above
abuise   abuse
abune   above
accoont   account
accuistom   accustom
ackwart   awkward
acquent   acquainted Past t.
acquent acquant acquaint
acquentit   acquainted Past perf.
acre   acre
adae ado going on+ being done+ the matter with
admeet admeet admit
admoneetion admoneition admonition
advocate   barrister
ae   one+ the only one
ae   one+ any
ae day   one day
aefauld   honest
aefauldlie   sincerely
aff   off
aff luif aff-lufe+ aff-loof off-hand
aff o   away from
aff-hand   at once
aff-loof   offhand
affuird   afford
afore   before+ in front of
afore   before
aft   oft
aft   often
aft(en) affen often
aften   often
again agen agane again
age   age
agin again against
agley aglay aglee off line
aheid   ahead
Ahin   behind.
ahint ahent ahin behind
Aiberdeen   Aberdeen
Aiberdour   Aberdour
Aiberfyle   Aberfoil
aiblins   perhaps
aicht echt+ aucht+ eicht eight
Aidin   Eden
aidle   liquid manure
Aidle   foul water.
aigle   eagle
aik   oak
aiken   oaken
ail   ail
ain   (on its) own
ain+ ane   own+ one
ainimal   animal
ainsel ainsell own self
aiple epple apple
air   air
Air   early
airch erch arch
airieplane   aeroplane
airle   earnest money
airm erm arm
airmie   army
airn   iron
airt art aim+ direction
airticle   article
airtit   directed
airts   directions
aishan   issue
ait   oat
aith   oath
aither ether either
aits   oats
aiven   even
aiven on   even+ straight+ right
aiver   an old horse
aix   axe
aixle   axle
aizle   ember+ spark+ cinder
ajee   awry
akis acause because
aks ax ask
alairm   alarm
alake   alas
alane   alone
alane   along
alanerlie   entirely
alang   along
ale   ale
alenth alength along
alike alyke similar+ the same
aliment   alimony
aller   alder
allou alloo allow
alowe   alight+ on fire
altho   although
am   am
amaist   almost
amang amo among
amang   among
ambeetious ambeitious ambitious
amens   amends
Americae Amerikie America
amissin   missing
amna   am not
amoont   amount
an   and
an   if
an aa an aw an' a' also+ as well+ too
an aa that an aw that and all that sort of thing
an that   and so on etceteras
an'   and
an' a'   also (and all)
an+ an'   and
ance ance once
ANCE   once
ance eerant eirrant+ eirrand specially for that alone
ane   one
ANE (THEIR ANE)   their own
ane anither   one another
ane+ anes   one+ ones
aneath aneith+ aneeth+ anaeth beneath
anent   concerning+ opposite
anerlie   only
anes   ones
anger   anger
angry   angry
anither   another
anither   another
annoonce   announce
annual   annual
answer   answer
anter   venture
antie   aunt
antrin   occasional
anxeeitie   anxiety
Apryle Aprile April
aqua-fontis   spring water
aqua-vitae   whiskey
are ar+ ur+ ir are
arenae   are not
argie airgie argue
ark airk chest
arle   v. airle
arna arena are not, aren't
aroun'   around
arrae arra arrow
artifeecial artifeicial artificial
as als+ uz as
asclent asklent oblique
ase   ashes
ashet   serving dish
aside asyde beside
asklent   askew
aspar   aspread
asteer asteir astir
astragal   glazing bar
at   at
at ane mair   at the last push
ataa ataw at all
athin   within
athoot ithoot+ athout without
athort   across+ over
athwart   across
atterie attery infested+ grim+ angry
atweel atweill indeed+ in any case
atweel   in truth
atween atwein between
atweesh atweish between
atwixt   between
aucht aicht echt due+ owed+ own
aught   eight.
aught   possessed of.
aughten   eighteen.
aughtlins   at all.
augist   August
auld aald aul aal ald old
auld lang syne   old memories; days gone by
Auld Reekie   Edinburgh
auld+ aulder   old+ older
auld-farrant   old fashioned
auld-warld   old-world
aulddame   grandmother
auldfarran   auldfarrant
aum a'um alum
aumers   embers
aumous   alms
aumrie aumry pantry
Austrailae Austrailie Australia
ava   at all+ without stopping
ava'   at all
avaunt   away
aw   all
awa   away+ along+ ago
awa aff   leaving
awa'   away
awaby   at home+ off home
awaird   award
Awald   backways and doubled up.
Awauk   awake.
Awauken   awaken.
awaukens   awakens
awaur   aware
awe   owe
awesome   awful
awfu awfae+ awfie awful
awkart   awkward
awn   own (belongs to)
awnie   bearded
ay aye yes
aye ey always+ still
aye   yes+ always
ayebidin ayebydin eternal
ayont   beyond
ayout   across
ba'   a ball
baa baw+ ba' ball
baccie bakkie tobacco
back   back
back-end   autumn
Back-yett   gate at the back
backarts   backwards
Backet   bucket
backin   address
Backit   backed.
backlins   backwards
backlins-comin   coming back
backsey   loins of beef
bad baud bad
badderelocks   edible seaweed
bade   endured
bade   stayed
Bade   asked.
baff   a slipper+ a blow
baggie   a swede
Baggie   stomach.
bags   bagpipes
baig'nets   bayonets
baignet   bayonet
baillie   magistrate of a Scots burgh
bainie   bony
baird   bard
bairge   barge
bairn   child+ baby
bairn bairnie little child
bairnheid   childhood
bairns   children
bairntime   brood
baith   both
bak   bake
Bakes   biscuits.
bakken   baked
bakkit   baked
balderrie   wild orchid
ballant   ballad
ballats   ballads
balloch   mountain pass
ballop   opening in trousers
Balou   lullaby
ban   swear
ban'   band (of the Presbyterian clergyman).
bananae   banana
band baun+ baund bound
bandster banster one who binds sheaves after reapers
bane   bone
banes   bones
Bang   an effort; a blow; a large number
Bang   to thump
Banie   v. bainie
Bannet   bonnet.
bannock   small loaf
bannock   bonnock
Bannock nicht   Shrove Tuesday
banstickle   stickleback
bap   bread roll
bapteese bapteise baptise
bar baur bar
Bardie   dim. of bard.
bardy   scolding
bare-scud ber-scud naked
barefit   barefooted.
barket   barked.
barley-brie   or bree
barm   yeast.
barmie   yeasty.
barn-yard   stackyard.
barrae barra+ borra+ borrie+ barrie barrow
barrie   fine+ excellent
Bartie   the Devil
bash   a drinking bout
bashing   abashing
bass   a mat
bastardin   devilish
bastart   bastard
Batch   a number
bather   bother
Bathkit   Bathgate
batters   book cover+ to paste
batts   the botts; the colic
bauch   bad tasting
bauchle bachle+ bauchil distort
bauckie-bird   the bat
baud   bade
baudrons   cat+
Baudrons   Baudrans
bauk   beam+ unploughed ridge+ balk
Bauk   v. bawk.
Bauk-en'   beam-end.
bauken   bat
bauld   bold+ bald
Bauldest   boldest.
Bauldly   boldly.
Baumy   balmy.
baur   joke+ bar
baurber   barber
baurley baurlie barley
baurrel   barrel
Bauss Rock   Bass Rock
bawbee   half penny
bawd(rons) baud a hare
Bawdrick   Baldridge
bawdrons   v. baudrons
bawheid   fool
bawk   a field path
bawkie backie bat
baws'nt   white-streaked
bawsant   having a white streak
bawties   rabbit+ hare
baxter   baker
be   be
be-north   to the northward of
be-south   to the southward of
beadle   church officer
bear   bear (carry)
Bear   barley.
beard baird beard
beardie   stone loach
beas beis beasts
beas'   beasts
beast beist beast
beastie   insect
beastie   dim. of beast
beat bait beat
beat   beaten
beb   drink
beck   curtsey
become becum become
bed   bed
beef   any butchers meat
beek beik warm
been   been
beet   feed
begesserant   sparkling
begin   begin
begoud begude began
begowk begeck deceive
begrudge   grudge
begrutten   tearstained
behauden   obliged.
beheid   behead
behuve behuive behove
beil biel+ beel suppurate
beild   v. biel
bein be-in being
belang   belong
Beld   bald.
belike   probably+ probably+ likely
bellaes bellas+ bellies bellows
Bellum   assault.
Bellys   bellows.
Beltane   Mayday
belyve   soon+ quickly+ at once
ben   mountain
ben   inside (a room)
Ben   a parlor (i.e. inner apartment)
bend   bend+
benmaist   innermost
benmaist   furthest
benmost   inmost
benorth   north of
bent   bent
bent(s)   common hair-grass
bere   barley
berk   bark
berm   ferment
bern   barn
berrick   Berwick
besaunt   canonise
beseek beseik beseech
besmerten besmairten smarten+ tidy
besom bizzom broom+ hussy
best   best
bestmaid   bridesmaid
beteach   to entrust
bethankit   grace after meat
better   better
betterment   improvement
beuk buik+ buke book+ baked
Beuk   a book: devil's pictur'd beuks-playing-cards.
bewaur   beware
bewave   lay in wait
bi   by+ beside
bi crivens crivvens Christ defend us
bi fegs   by faith+ truly
bi(s)   in comparison with+ besides+ than
bick   bitch
bicker   skirmish
bicker   a wooden cup
bicker   a short run
bicker   to flow swiftly and with a slight noise
bickerin   noisy contention
bickering   hurrying
bid   bid+ stayed
bid   to ask
bidden   bid+ endured+ stayed
bidden   stayed
biddin   invite
bide byde endure+ dwell+ stay
bide   stay
bide a wee   stay a while
biel   bield
biel   comfortable
bield beild shelter
bien bein comfortable
Bien   bienly
bien   in good condition
big bigg build
biggen   built+ swollen+ pregnant
biggin   building
biggit   built
bike   v. byke
bill   the bull
billie billy companion
bing   heap
Bingrie   Ballingry
bings   heaps
bink bank shelf
binna   don't be+ unless+ except+ be not
binnd bin' bind
bird   bird
birdie   dim. of bird; also maidens
birk   birch tree+ cheer
birken   birchen
birkenshaw   birch wood
birkie   lively
birkie   a fellow
birkin+ birks   birches
birl   turn+ spin
birlin'   spinning
birr   whirr
birr   force
birrie   bury
birriet birrit buried
birring   whirring
birse birss+ burs bristle+ bristles+ anger
birses   bristles
birsle   scorch
birth   berth
birze   squeeze
biss bizz bustle
bit   piece
bit   small
bit   nick of time
bit   but
bitch-fou   completely drunk
bizz   a flurry
bizz   buzz
bizzard   the buzzard
bizzie   busy
blab   blister
Black-bonnet   the Presbyterian elder
black-nebbit   black-beaked.
blad   a leaf+ a portfolio+
blad   v. blaud.
blae   blue grey+ livid
blae-bunnet   blue tit
blain blane scar+ weal
blairt   outburst
blame   fault
blash   splash
blashie   windy+ rainy
blastet   blastit
blastie   a blasted
blate   bashful+ shy
Blather   bladder
blatter   rattle+ heavy blow
blaud   spoil
blaud   a large quantity
blaud   to slap
blaw blaa+ bla blow
Blaw   to brag
blaw blawn, blaws blow+ blown+ blows
blawing   blowing
blawn blaan blown
bleb   tipple
bleck   black
bleckie   blackbird
bled   bled
blee blie dim
bleer   to blear
bleer't   bleared
bleeze   blaze
bleize bleaze+ bleeze blaze
blellum   a babbler; a railer; a blusterer.
blenk   moment+ blink
blenker blinker eye-lash
blether bleather babble+ idle talk+ blather
blether   bladder
Blether   blethers
bletheration   nonsense
bletherin'   talking nonsense
bletherskate   silly talker; one who talks too much
blew   blew
blin'   blind.
blin' oors   hours of darkness
Blin't   blinded.
Blink   a glance
Blinkers   spies
Blinkin   smirking
blinnd blin' blind
blinnd-bat   moth
blinterin   glimmering
blirt   weep+ cry
bliss   bless
Blitter   the snipe
blomaist blowmaist lowest
blowst   brag+ boast
blue-gown   the livery of the licensed beggar
bluffert bliffert a squall of wind
bluid blude+ blid bleed+ blood
bluid bluidy, bluidie blood+ bloody
bluidshed   bloodshot
bluidy   bloody
bluim blume+ blim bloom
bluiter blooter+ bluter obliterate
blume   to bloom
blunner blun'er blunder
bluntie   a stupid
blypes   shreds
blythe blithe pleased+ happy
blythely   gaily
boar   boar
boatie   small boat
bobbed   curtsied
bocht boucht bought
bocked   vomited
bodach   old man
boddle   a farthing
bode   look for
bodie body+ boadie+ buddie (some)one
bodkin   tailor's needle
body   bodie
boggie   dim. of bog
bogie   boogie man
bogle boggil spectre
Bogle   a bogie
bogshaivle   distort
bole   recess
bole   a hole
bonie   bonnie
bonilie   prettily
bonnie bonny beautiful / handsome
bonnock   v. Bannock
bonspiel bonspeil curling match
boo   bow
boond   bound+ boundary
boord   board
boord-en'   board-end
boortree   elder tree
boortress   elders
boost   must needs.
boot   payment to the bargain
bore   a chink
born   born
borrae borra borrow
bosie   embrace+ a bosom
boss   hollow+ boss
bossie   basin
botch   an angry tumor
bothan   cottage
bothie bothy cottage
bou boo bow+ bend
bou-backit   hump-backed
boud boo'd+bou'd bowed+ bent
bouer booer bower
bougle boogle lurk
bouk   a human trunk; bulk
boul bool bowl for game of bowls
bouls bools The game of bowls or
bountith   bounty
Bourshaa   Bowershall
bourtree boortree elder tree
bow't   bent
bow-hough'd   bandy-thighed
bow-kail   cabbage
bowder   bolder
bowe   bow (weapon)+ arch
bowf   bark
bowk boke+ bock retch+ vomit
bowl bowel bowl
bowlie   bow-legged
bowlt   bent
bowster   bolster
bowt   bolt
box boax box
boy boay boy
brace   mantelpiece
brachens   ferns
brade   broad
brae   slope+ hill
brae   hill
braid   broad
braid   broad
braik   a harrow
braing't   plunged
brainsh brainch branch
braird   sprout
braisant   brazen faced
braith braeth breath
brak brek break+ broken
brak   break
brak's   broke his
brakfast brakefast breakfast
brammle bramble blackberry
bran'y   brandy
brander   a grid iron
branderin   scaffolding
brang   brought
brank   prance
brankie   gay
branks   a wooden curb
brash   short illness+ burst of
brash   short attack
brast   burst
brat   ragged garment+ pinafore
brats   small pieces
brats   small children
brattle   clatter
brattle   a scamper
brattle   noisy onset
brattlin   rushing noisily
braw bra fine
Braw   handsome
brawlie   splendidly+ thoroughly
brawlie   altogether
brawlie   finely
brawlike   fine
braws   finery
braxie braxy sheep's disease
braxies   sheep that have died of braxie (a disease).
breastie   dim. of breast
breastit   sprang forward
brecham   horse collar
brechan   ferns
breckens   bracken
bree brie brew+ the brunt+ gravy
breed   breed
breeks breiks trousers
breekums   very short trousers
breer breer brier
breeshle breeshle rush
breest breist breast
Breetish Breitish British
breid breed bread
breil breel race
breinge breenge barge
brent   brand
brent   straight
bress   brass
breuk bruik+ bruke+ brook broke
brew broo+ brou liquid
brewster   brewer
bricht   bright
brickle   brittle
bridle   wedding
brie   v. barley-brie
brief   writ
brier   briar
brig   bridge
brig o Dee   Bridge of Dee
bring   bring
brinkie   comely
brisket   breast
brither   brother
brittle   difficult
broad-claith   broad-cloth
broch   burgh
Brochheid   Burghhead
brocht   brought
brochten   brought
Brochtie   Broughty Ferry
Brochtoun   Broughtown
brock   badger
brockit   having black and
brod   goad+ board+ having
brog   pierce
broggle   bungle
brogue   a trick
broo   soup
brooses   wedding races from the church to the home of the bride
brose   oatmeal dish
brose   soup
brose   a thick mixture of meal and warm water; also a synonym for porridge
broth   soup
brou broo brow
brouk brook soil
broun broon brown
brounkaities   bronchitis
brousle broosle crush
browden   pamper
browster wives   ale wives
brucken   broken
bruckle   brittle
brucklie   brittle
brugh   a burgh
bruim brume broom
Bruimhaa   Broomhall
bruind   flare
bruit   brute
brulyie brulzie brawl
brulzie   brulyie
brume   broom (the shrubs cytisus or genista)
brung   brought
brunstane   brimstone
brunt   burnt
Brunteelan Brunteilan Burntisland
brushers   bottles of beer
brust   burst
bubbliejock bubblyjock turkey
bucht   sheep pen+ bay
bucket   pale
Buckhyne Buckhine Buckhaven
buckie   dim. of buck; a smart younker
buckle   a curl
Buckskin   Virginian: the buckskin kye
bud   had to
budget   tinker's bag of tools
buff   to bang
buffits   mumps
bug   built
Bughtin   folding
buird burd table+ board
buirdlie burdly stalwart
buirdly   stalwart
buit bute+ bit boot
bul   bull
buller   bellow
bullie   bullfinch
bum   drone
bum   the buttocks
bum   to hum.
bum-clock   beetle
bumbaizie   confuse
bumbee   bumble-bee
bummle   hum+ a wild bee
bummle   a drone
bund   bound
bunker   a seat
bunnet   bonnet
bunters   harlots
burdies   dim. of bird or burd (a lady); maidens
bure buir bore
burgenet   duvet+ quilt
burn   burn+ stream
burn burnie stream
burnewin   the blacksmith
burnie   dim. of burn
burns nicht   25th January
burr-thistle   spear-thistle
burrae burra burrow
burst   burst
bursten bursen burst
burstit   burst
bus   omnibus
busk   adorn
busk   to dress; to garb; to dress up; to adorn
buss   bush+ dress
busskie   bushy
bussle   bustle
but bit but+ except+ outer
but   without
but   butt
butter   butter
buy   buy
by   by+ past
by   beside
By himsel   beside himself
by wi't   done for+ as good as
Bye attour (i.e.   by and attour
bygae   pass
bygane   past times
bygate   byway
bygaun   passing
byke bike bees+ wasps or ants nest
Byke   a bees' nest; a hive; a swarm; a crowd
byle bile boil
bylt biled boiled
byne bine bowl+ washtub
byordinar byordnar unusual
byous   special
byre   cow shed
byspale   wonderful
ca'   call
ca' thro'   work on
ca'+ ca'd   call+ called
caa ca'+ caw call
caad ca'd called
caain   vocation
cabbitch   cabbage
cabble   quarrel
cack   defecate
cackie   defecate
caddie   carrier+ bearer
cadge   peddle wares+ carry
cadger   carrier+ disagreeable
cadger   a hawker (especially of fish)
cadie   a mans cap
cadie   caddie
caff   chaff
cahoutchie cahoochie rubber
cailleach   old woman
caird   card+ tinker
cairiage cairriage carriage
cairie kerry+ cairrie+ cairry carry
cairie-on   behaviour
cairiet   carried
cairn   pile of stones
cairpet   carpet
cairt   cart+ map
CAIRT   cart
cairts   playing cards
caition   deposit+ caution
caiver caver mumble
Calf-ward   grazing plot for calves
Callan   callant
CALLAN   boy
callant   youth
caller   fresh
Caller   cool
Callet   a trull.
cam   came
camceil   sloping ceiling
cammelt   crooked
camshauchle   disordered
camsheuch   crabbed+ cross grained
camsteirie camsteerie+ camstairie perverse+ difficult to
can kin may / can
canalyie   rabble
candibrod   sugar-candy
cangle   wrangle
canker   fret
cankert   ill-tempered
cankrie   crabbed
cankrif cankrife cankering
canna canny+ cannie may not / can't
cannach   cotton grass
cannae canna cannot
cannie canny gentle+ skilful etc.
Canniest   quietest.
Cannilie   cannily
canny   carefully
canny gaun   easy going
cant   sing softly
cantie canty cheerful+ happy
cantle   lilt
cantrip   magic spell+ frolic
Cants   merry stories
canty   contented
Cape-stanc   copestone
caper   caper
capercailzie capercaillie the game bird
capernoitie   capricious+ crazy+ irritable
capestane caipstane capstone
carb   wrangle+ quarrel
care caer care
Care na by   do not care
carefu carefae+ carefie careful
carfuffle curfuffle disorder
cark   care+ worry
Carl   carle
carl+ carls   fellow+ fellows
carl-hemp   male-hemp
carle   old man
carlie   a manikin
carlin   carline a middle-aged
carline carlin old woman
Carline's lowp   Carlups
Carmagnole   a violent Jacobin
carnaptious   irritable+ quarrelsome
carrant   expedition+ sudden
CARRY   firmament
carsackie   an overall
carse   land along river bank
Cartes   playing-cards
Cartie   dim. of cart
carvie   caraway
cast   cast
castock   cabbage stalk
cat's een   germander speedwell
catalog catalogue register
catch   catch
catch-the-plack   the hunt for money
catchen   caught
catcht   caught
catter   to make a noise by striking; to babble; to prattle
cattle   birds and beasts in
caucht   caught
caudron ca'dron caldron
cauf ca'f calf
Cauf-leather   calf-leather
cauk kalk chalk
caul+ cauld   cold
cauld caul'+ caal'+ cald cold
cauldrif cauldrife chilly+ indifferent
cauldron   caldron
caum ca'm calm
Caunadae   Canada
caunle can'le candle
Caunlemass   2nd February
caup   cap
Caup   a wooden drinking vessel.
caur   car
caur   calves
cause   cause
causey causie+ cassie causeway
causey-cleaners   causeway-cleaners
caustrim   Coldstream
cavie   a hen-coop
caw ca' drive
Cawcuttie   Calcutta
cawd ca'd drove
cawf cauf+ cauff+ caff chaff
ceetie ceety+ ceitie city
ceevil cievil civil
ceilidh   dance+ social gathering
cep   except+ unless
cepna ceptna except not
certies   certainly
chack check nip+ a notch or groove
chaff   chafe+ rub+ wear
chaft   chin+ jaw+ cheek
chaft blade   jaw-bone+ cheek-bone
chafts burst their chafts came unstuck
chaiple   chapel
chairge   charge
Chairlstoun   Charlestown
chaise   carriage
chamer   chaumer
champ   mash+ crush
chancie chancy lucky
change-house   tavern
channel   a gutter
channer   grumble+ shingle+ gravel
chanter   bagpipe chanter
chantie   chamber-pot
chap   knock+ strike a bargain
chap   a fellow
chap   to strike
chapman   packman
chapman   a pedler
chapper   door knocker
chatter   shatter
chattert   nibbled+ frayed+ tattered
chaumer chalmer chamber + room
Chaup   chap
chaw chow chew+ provoke+ make
cheap chape+ chaip cheap
chear   cheer
chearfu'   cheerful
chearless   cheerless
Cheary   cheery
cheat chate+ chait cheat
Cheek-for-chow   cheek-by-jowl (i.e. close beside)
cheen cheen+ chine chain
cheenge cheinge change
cheenie cheinie+ cheeny china+ porcelain
cheep cheip whisper+ squeak
Cheep   peep
cheet(ie) cheitie+ chittie a cat
cheordag   geordy
cherlie   Charles Edward Stewart (Bonnie Prince Charlie)
chevalier   Bonnie Prince Charlie
chief cheif friendly+ chief
chiel cheild+ chiel lad+ young man+ fellow
chiel   lad
child chilld child
childer   children
Chimla   chimney
chimley chimbley chimney
chimley-heid   mantelpiece
chincoch chincough whooping-cough
chitter   tremble+ shiver+ chatter+
Chittering   shivering.
chock   choke
chosen   chosen
choukie chookie chicken
chowe   chew+ a quid of tobacco
Chows   chews
chuck   a hen
chuckie   dim. of chuck
chuckie-stanes   pebbles
chuffie   fat-faced
chuise chuse choose
chuist   chosen
chum   accompany
chuse   to choose.
cit   the civet.
cit   a citizen
clachan   village+ hamlet
Clachan   a small village about a church
clachan   village
claed   clothe
claeding   clothing
claes   clothes
clag   clog+ smear+ block up
claik   gossip+ a barnacle
claith   cloth
claithing   clothing.
clamihewit   a blow+ a thrashing+ uproar
clamjamfrie clanjamfrie+ clamjamphry a mob+ vulgar crowd
clang   clung p.t.
clankie   a severe knock
clap   the clapper of a mill
clapped oot   worn out
clark   a clerk
clarkit   clerked
clart clairt+ clert soil+ stickiness+ mud+ dirt
clart(ie)   dirty
clarty   dirty.
clash   an idle tale; gossip
clash   to tattle.
clashmaclavers clashmaclaivers gossip
clatch   splash+ dirty person
claucht claught+ clacht grasped
claught   clutched
claughtin   clutching
claut   clutch+ hoe+ handful+ claw
Claut   to scrape
claver claiver gossip
claver   clover
clavers   gossip
claw   a scratch
claw   to scratch
clay-cauld   clay-cold.
claymore   a two-handed Highland sword
clean   perhaps+ probably
cleck cloak hatch
cleckin   a brood
cleckin-hen   brooding hen
cleed   to clothe
cleek cleik catch+ hook+ grasp+ link+ snatch
cleekit   grasped
cleg   gadfly
cleid cleed+ claid clothe+ clad
cleuch cleugh gorge+ ravine+ cliff+ crag
cley   clay
clim clim' climb
clinch   limp
clink   strike+ a rough curling stone
clink   a sharp stroke; jingle
clink   money
clink   to chink
clink   to rhyme
clinkin   with a smart motion
clinkum   clinkumbell
clips   shears
clish   repeat gossip
clish-ma-claver   gossip
cliver cluver+ klivver clever
clocher   expectorate
clocher   bronchial mucus+ to clear
clock klok brood
clockbees   flying beetles
clocker   beetle
clockin-time   clucking
clood   cloud
cloods   clouds
cloot   cloth+ patch+ hit
cloot   the hoof
clootie   cloots
close n. closs narrow alley to a courtyard
close v.   close
clour cloor bruise
clour   a bump or swelling after a blow
clout   a cloth
clout   to patch
clouts   clothes
clowe   a clove
clowt clout strike+ slap
clud   a cloud.
cludgie   lavatory (slang)
cluif clufe hoof
cluit cloot+ clute hoof clove
clunk   to make a hollow sound
clype clipe inform
clyte clite rap knuckles
coat cwite coat
coatbrig   Coatbridge
coble   a broad and flat boat
cock   the mark (in curling)
cockie   dim. of cock (applied to an old man)
cockinnie   Cockenzie
cockle   scallop+ totter
cocks   fellows
cod coad cod
Cod   a pillow
coff   buy
coft cofft bought
cog coag pail
cog   a wooden drinking vessel
coggie   dim. of cog
coil   Coila
cole   haystack
colf   fill in+ stop up
collieshangie   brawl+ uproar
collogue   conference
collop   slice of meat
collop   portion
comatee   committee
come cum come
comed   came
comen   came
commands commans the ten commandments
compare compeir+ compear appear before court
complein compleen complain
complouter complooter agree+ fit in or mix with
conceit consait conceit
confab   talk
conflummix   an unwelcome surprise
confuise   confuse
connach   waste+ spoil+ consume
conseeder conseider consider
conteen contein contain
conteena conteina continue
conter   oppose+ against
contermacious contermatious perverse
contrar contrair contrary
convoy   escort+ accompany
cooch   couch
cood   cud.
coof   v. cuif
cookit   hid
cooncil   council
coonsel   counsel
coont   count
coor   cover
coordly   cowardly
coorse   stormy+ course+ coarse
coorted   courted
cooser   a courser
coost   cast
cootie   a small pail
cootie   leg-plumed
corbie   crow
corbies   ravens
cordiner   shoemaker
core   corps
corn mou   corn heap
corn't   fed with corn
corp   body+ corpse
corrie-fistit caur-+ caurie- left+ left (handed)
corrieneuch   converse
corse   corpse
corss   cross
cosy cosie cosy
cottar cotter cottager
cou coo cow
cou'dna   couldna
couart cooart+ cooard coward
coud coud+ cud could
couer coor+ cooer cower+ crouch
coum cu'm+ coom culm
countra   country
coup   to capsize
couross   culross
couter cooter nose
Couter Cooter Coulter
couthie couthy agreeable+ comfortable
couthie   couthy
couthy   affable
cowe   to scare
cowe   to lop
cowp coup overturn+ buy or trade
cowper   a horse dealer
cowt   colt
crabbit   bad tempered
crack   chat+ news
crack   tale; a chat; talk
cracker craker boaster
crackin'   gossiping
craft   a skilled trade+ cunning
craft   croft
craft-rig   croft-ridge
craichle   croak
craig   crag+ neck
craig   the throat
craig   a crag
craigie   dim. of craig
craigy   craggy
craik   croak
craik   the corn-crake
craitur   creature
cramassie   crimson
crambo-clink   rhyme
crambo-jingle   rhyming
crammock   crooked staff+ walking stick
cran crann iron tripod over fire for pots
cran   Scots measure of herring (37 1/2 gallons)
crane   cranberry
crank   difficult
crankie   unsteady+ insecure
crankous   fretful
cranks   creakings
cranreuch   hoar-frost
crap   crop
craw craa crow
craw   crow+ boast
crawin'   crowing
crawn   crowed
crawt   crowed
creash creish grease
creashie   greasy
creel creil basket+ creel
creel   an osier basket
creenge creinge cringe
creep creip creep
creepie   three legged stool
creepie-chair   stool of repentance
creepie-stuil   child's stool
creepit   crept
creeshie   greasy
creuk crook+ cruke+ cruik hook+ lameness+ lame
crew   crowed
crib   curb
crochle   cough
crock   kill
crocks   old ewes.
cronie crony companion
crooded   cooed
croods   coos
croon   moan
croon   to toll
Crooning   humming
Croose   crouse
crottle   crumble+ a lichen
Crouchie   hunchbacked
croud crood crowd
croun croon crown
crouse   arrogant
crousely   confidently
crouss crooss+ croose cheerful
crowdie   a soft cheese
crowdie   meal and cold water
crowdie-time   porridge-time (i. e.
crowlin   crawling
crub   curb
cruddle   congeal
cruds   curds
cruisie crusie a lamp
cruive cruve fish trap+ pen
cruldge   contract+ cower+ crouch
crummie   a horned cow
crummle crum'le crumble
crummock   short stocky
crump   crisp
crunkle krunkil rumple
crunt   a blow
cruppen   crept
cruppen   shrunken
cry   call+ name
cryne crine shrink
cuddie cuddy donkey
Cuddle   to fondle
cude   hair-brained
cuid cood+ cude cud (cows)+ shallow dish
cuidna cudna couldn't
cuif coof+ cufe+ kufe fool
cuil cule cool
cuisin kizzen cousin
cuist   cast
cuisten   cast
cuit cute ankle
cuitch   caught
culyie   fondle+ cherish+ coax
cummer cum'er cumber
Cummernaud   Cumbernauld
cummock   v. crummock
cundie cundy drain
cunyie cunzie coin+ gutter
curch   a kerchief for the head
curchie   a curtsy
curcuddoch   sitting side by side
curler   one who plays at curling
curmurring   commotion
curn   a few
curpin   the crupper of a horse
curple   the crupper
curran curn currant
currie   small stool
curtchie   curtsey
cushat   the wood pigeon
cushat   starling
cushie   ring-dove
custock   the pith of the colewort
cutes   feet
cuttie cutty short
cuttle   hare
cutty   short
cutty stool   wooden chair in which one had to sit in full view of the congregation if one was caught sinning
cutty-stools   stools of repentance
dab   peck+ pierce+ push
dabbitie   ornament+ a picture game
dad   daddie
dae dui do
daein   doing
daez't   dazed
daff   play+ flirt
daffin   larking
daft   mentally deranged
daftlike   foolish
dagie   marbles game
daich daigh dough
daidle   dawdle
dails   planks
daimen icker   an odd ear of corn
daith deeth death
dale   deal plank+ portion
dam   pent-up water
dambrod   draughts board
damie   dim. of dame
dams damss game of draughts
dane   done
dang   struck
dang   pret. of ding.
dang   to hit with a blunt object
danton   v. daunton
darena   dare not
darg   a day's work
darger   casual labour
darklins   in the dark
dask   a pew
daud dod+ dad strike+ a large piece
daud   to pelt
Daulkeith   Dalkeith
daunder dander+ dauner stroll
daunle   dandle
daunton   subdue,daunt
dauntonly   bravely
daur   dare
daur't   dared
daurd   dared
daurk dawrk dark
daurken   darken
daurna darena+ darenae daren't
daurnae   dare not
daurs   dares
daursay   suppose
daut   pet+ fondle
Daut   dawte
daver   wander aimlessly
Daviely   spiritless.
daw daa dawn+ a lazy person+ slut
dawds   lumps
Dawgittie   Dalgetty
dawin   dawn
dawk   drizzle
dawt   caress
dawtingly   prettily
De'IL   devil
dead   death
dead-sweer   extremely reluctant
deal dale+ dail deal
dealer   trader+ dealer
deave deive+ dieve deafen
deave   deafen
dee   die
dee'd   died
deed   indeed+ to be sure
deek deik a glimps+ a look
deem deim doom
deemster deimster judge
deer deir deer
deevil deivil devil
defeat defait defeat
defender   defendant
deg   pierce
deid   dead
deif deef deaf
deil   devil
Deil-haet   nothing (Devil have it)
Deil-ma-care   Devil may care
del dell delve
Deleeret   delirious
deleerit deleirit delirious
delf   hole or pit
delite delyte+ delicht delight
delvin   digging
demit   resign
den   valley
denner dainer+ dainner dinner
dentielion dentylion dandelion
depone   deposit
derf   difficult
dern   hide
dern   darn
Dern'd   hid.
dert dairt dart
descrive   to describe
deser deserr deserve
destrict destrick district
deuk jouk+ jeuk duck
deval devall cease
Devel   a stunning blow
diced dyced chequered
dicht   wipe
dichtie   dirty
did duid+ daed did
Diddle   to move quickly
didna didny+ didnie+ daedna didn't
didnae   did not
diein'   dying
difeecult difeecwalt+ dificwalt difficult
differ   quarrel+ dispute
dight   to wipe.
dight   winnowed
dighty   foul
dill   soothe
dilse   dulse (seaweed)
din   noise+ mousy coloured+
din   dun
ding   strike+ hit
dingle   tingle
dink   spruce
dink   trim
dinna dinny+ dinnie don't
dinnae   do not
dinnle   shake
dint   affection+ liking
dird   strike
dirdum   tumult
dirk durk short dagger
dirl   vibrate
dirlie-bane   funny bone
dis diz+ daes does
disjaskit   dejected
diskiver discuiver+ diskivver discover
disna daesna doesn't
dispone   arrange
dit   obstruct+ close+ block
div   do
divna   don't
divot divvot turf
diz'n   dizzen
Dizember   December
dizzen   dozen
docht   could
dochter   daughter
dochtna   cannot
docken doaken dock plant
dod   chunk
doddie   hornless bull+ cow or sheep
doesnae   does not
doilt   dazed+ confused+ wearied
doit   small copper coin
doited   muddled
doiter   stumble
doitert   witless
dominie   headmaster
donnert   stupid
donsie   vicious
dooble   double
doocot doucot dovecote
dool   wo
doolfu'   doleful
doon   down
doonfa'   downfall/setting
door dure+ doar door
dort   sulk
dorty   pettish
doss   tidy
dottelt   senile
dou doo dove
douce   gentle
douce   douse
douce   doucely
doudl'd   dandled
dought (pret. of dow)   could.
douk dook dip+ bathe+ duck
Douked   ducked.
doun doon down
dounfaa   downfall
dounhauden   oppressed
dounsittin   sitting
doup   the bottom
doup-skelper   bottom-smacker
dour   sullen
dour-doure   stubborn
dout doot doubt
douth dooth depressed+ gloomy
dover   doze
dow   dowe
dow   a dove
dowe dow to be able to
dowe   fade away+ wither
doweless   feeble
dowf duff gloomy
dowie   sad
dowie   drooping
dowilie   drooping
Downa   can not
Downa-do (can not do)   lack of power
dowp   the bottom of an eggshell
dowp   bottom+ buttocks
dows   dares
dowt   cigarette-end
doylt   stupid
doytin   doddering
doze   stupefy+ stun
dozen   become cold or numb
dozen'd   torpid
dozen't   confound it
dozent   stupefied+ dazed+ stupid
dozin   torpid
drack   absorb
drade   dread+ dreaded
draff   draff+ dregs
draible   besmear+ dribble
draig drag motion of the tide
draigelt   soaked+ besmeared
draigl't   draggled
draigle draggle bedraggle+ dirty+ mix
draik   soak+ drench
drake   drake
drank   drank
Drant   prosing
drap   drop
drappit   dropped
draucht   draught
draunt   drone
draunting   tedious
drave   drove
draw draa draw
drawn   drew
dree drie endure
dreel driel+ dreil drill
dreep dreip drip
dreepin'   dripping
dreg draig dredge+ drag
dreglins   dregs
dreich   tedious+ dull
dreich   gloomy
dreid dreed dread
dreidit   dreaded
dreidit   dread
dreigh   v. dreight
dreigh   tedious
drew   drew
drib   a drop (liquid)
dribble   drizzle
dribs   dregs
driddle   to toddle
drien   driven
dring   loiter
drink   drink
drive dryve drive
drob   prick
droddum   the breech
drog droag drug
drone   part of the bagpipe
droop-rumpl't   short-rumped
droucht   drought
drouchtit   parched
drouk drook drench
droukit   wetted
droun droon drown
drount   drowned
drouth drooth thirst
drouthie   thirsty
drouthy   thirsty
drow   wet mist
drowe   cold wet mist+ drizzle
drucken   drunken+ drunk
druken   drucken
drum   hillock+ ridge
drumlie   muddy
drumlie   crowded
drumlin   glacial deposit
drummock   raw meal and cold water
drunken   drunk
drunt   the huff
drunts   the sulks
dry   thirsty
dryte drite defecate+ dirt
dub dib a puddle
dubs   mud
duddie   ragged
duddie   worn out
duddies   dim. of duds
duds   rags+ clothes
dug dowg dog
duin dune+ din done
duin   ready +done+ finished
dule dool grief
Dumfaurlin   Dunfermline
dumfoond dumfoon dumfound+ amaze
dumfounder dumfooner amaze
dumfoundered   dumfounded
dumfoundert   amazed
dumpie   depressed
dumplin   dumpling
dung   struck
dung   v. dang
dunk   dank+ moist+ damp
dunner dunder rumble
dunt   hit+ blow
dunted   throbbed
dunts   blows
durk   dirk
durst   dared
durstna   dared not
dusht   pushed or thrown down violently.
dwaible dwabble pine+ feeble
dwall dwal dwell
dwalling   dwelling
dwalt   dwelt
dwaum dwam swoon
dwaumie dwamie sickly+ feeble+ dreamy
dwyne dwine dwindle
dyke dike wall
dyke   a fence (of stone or turf)
dyst doist a blow+ a thud+ fall or
dyte dite writing+ compose+ indite
dyte doit act foolish+ crazed
dyvor   a bankrupt
e'e e'ed eye+ eyed
e'e   eye.
e'ebrie   eyebrow
e'en   very well+ even
e'en   evening
e'er   ever
ear'   early
earlie   early
earn   eagle
east aist east
easter aister farther east
eastlin   eastern
eastmaist aistmaist easternmost
eat ate eat
eaten aten eaten
eatit   ate
ebb   foreshore
ee   eye
eebrou   eyebrow
eehole   eye-socket
eejit eijit idiot
eelid   eyelid
eemock eimock ant
een   eyes
eenin   evening
eenou eenoo immediately
eent   indeed
eerant eirant errand
eerie   apprehensive; inspiring ghostly fear
eetch eitch an adze
efter   after
efternuin efternune afternoon
egg   urge on
eggle   urge on
eik eke+ eek extend+ add
eild   age
eild   eld
eilean mulligh   Island of Mull
eilie eely+ eelie disappear gradually
eith eath+ eeth easy
eke   also
elbuck   elbow
eldritch   unearthly
elekit   elected
elfin   fairyland
elie'n   eleven
elie'nt   eleventh
elieven   eleven
elievent   eleventh
ell   thirty-seven inches
eller   elder
Embro Edinburrae   Edinburrie
eme   maternal uncle
emerant   green+ lush
empie empy empty
en'   end
end en end
endlang enlang along
endweys   straight on
eneuch   enough+ quite
eneugh   enough
enfauld   infold
enow   enough
ense   else
enster   Anstruther
equal-aqual   balanced+ similar
erse   arse
Erse   Irish
Erse   Gaelic
erselins   backwards
erts   arts
esh aish ash-tree
esk   newt
esp aisp aspen-tree
ess ass+ ais ash(es)
Ess-Wadensday   Ash Wednesday
ether-stane   adder-stone
ett   eaten
etter   fester
ettercap   spider
ettin   ogre
ettle   endeavour
ettle   aim
ev'n down   downright
evermair   evermore
ewest   most contiguous
excuise   excuse
exerceese exerceise exercise
explore   an exploration
expone   explain
eydent eident industrious
eyntment   ointment
fa'   fall
fa'   lot
fa'   to get; suit; claim
fa'n   fallen
faa faw+ fa' fall
faain   falling
faan   fallen
faddom   fathom
faddom'd   fathomed
fadge   faggot+ bundle of sticks
fae   from+ foe
faem faim foam
faik   abate
Faiket   let off
fail   turf
faimish   famish
faimlie faimilie family
fain   affectionate
fain   glad
fainness   fondness
fair   quite
fair fa'   good befall! welcome
fairfaa fairfaw bless
fairin   a present from a fair
fairly   certainly
fairmers   farmers
faither fallie father
faize   annoy+ ruffle
fallae fallie+falla fellow
fallow   fellow
fan   found
fand   found past t.
fang   a capture+ capture
fank   sheep pen+ rope coil
fankle   tangle
fantoush fantoosh flashy
far-aff   far-off
fardel   three conered cake
fareweel   farewell
farin farein food+ fare
farl   scone
farls   oat-cakes
fash   annoy+ irritate+ trouble
fash'd   fash't
fasherie   trouble
fashious   troublesome
fasht   troubled+ bothered
Fasten-e'en   Fasten's Even (the evening before Lent)
Fastern's een   Shrove Tuesday
fat   what
fatterals   ribbon ends
fauch   fallow+ pale
fauchelt   tired
faught   a fight
fauld   the sheep-fold
fauld   folded.
fauld   fold
faulding   sheep-folding.
faulding   putting sheep in fold
faun   fallen
faur fer far
faur back   long ago
faurdin   farthing
faurer   farther
fause   false
fause-house   hole in a cornstack
faut   blame+ fault
fautor   transgressor
Fawkirk   Falkirk
Fawkland   Falkland
fawsont   seemly
fear   fear+ scare
fearfu'   fearful(ly)
fears me   frightens me
feart   feared+ scared
feasible faisible feasible
feat   spruce
februar   February
fecht   fight
feck   amount
feck   the bulk
feck   value
fecket   waistcoat; sleeve waistcoat (used by farm-servants as both vest and
feckfu   powerful
feckless   weak
fecklie   mostly
feckly   mostly
fee   engagement as servant
feem feim violent heat
feenish feinish finish
feeroch feiroch bustle
feet feit feet
feg   a fig
fegs   truly+ faith
feide   feud
feint   v. fient
feirrie   lusty
fell   strongly+ keen+ stun. kill
fell   fell+ a hill
fell   the cuticle under the skin
fell   cruel
fellah   fellow
felly   relentless
fen'   a shift
fen'   fend
fenceless   defenseless
fend   defend+ shelter+ guard
fendin   provision
fent   opening in garment
fere feir+ feer companion+ healthy
ferlie   wonder+ marvel
ferlie   ferly
ferm fairm farm
fermer fairmer farmer
fernyear   last year
ferrier   farrier+ vet
fesh   fetch
feshen   fasten
fest   fast
fetch't   stopped suddenly
fetches   catches
fettle   condition+ suitable
feuch   fought
feuchen   fought
few fyoweNE few
fey   doomed
ficher   fumble
fickle   puzzling+ puzzle
fidder   flutter
fiddle feedle fiddle
fiddler   fiddler
fidge   fidget
fidgin' fain   extremely impatient
fidgin-fain   tingling-wild
fiel   well
fieldie   hedge-sparrow
fient feint+ feent devil+fiend
fient a   not a
fient haet   nothing (fiend have it)
fient haet o'   not one of
fient-ma-care   the fiend may care (I don't!)
fier   fiere
fier   sound
fift   fifth
fifteen   fifteen
fifteent   fifteenth
fimmer   skip
fin   when
fin'   to find
fine   fine+ comfortable+
finger   finger
finger-neb   finger tip
finnd fin find
finnich   fussy person
fir-tap   fir-cone
fir-yowe   fir-cone
fire fyre ignite+ fire
fire-flaucht   lightning bolt
fish fush fish
fissle   tingle
fit fuit+ fute foot
fitbaa fitba'+ fitbaw football
fittie-lan'   the near horse of the hind-most pair in the plough
fiver fivver fever
flae   flea
flaff flaf flap
flaffin   flapping
flaich   flea
flainin   flannen
flait flate scolded
flang   flung
flannen   flannel
flaucht   flash
flauchter   flutter
flaunter   tremble
fleckit   dappled+ flecked
flee flie fly
fleech   wheedle
fleesh   fleece
fleet fleit float
fleet fleit scold
fleet   fast+ quick
fleetch fleitch flatter+ coax+ cajole
fleetit   scolded
fleg   frighten
flegs   frights
fleir fleer jeer
fleits   floats
flesh   meat
flesher   butcher
flet   flat
fleth'rin   flattering
fleuk fluke a flounder+ flatfish
flew fleu flew
flewit   a sharp lash
flewn   flown
fley   frighten+ scare
flichan   flake
flichter   flutter
flichterin   fluttering
flichtermoose   bat
flinders   shreds
fling   fling
flingin-tree   a piece of timber hung by way of partition between two horses
flinging   kicking out in dancing; capering
flird   flaunt
flisk   whisk+ frisk
fliskit   fretted
flit   shift+ move home
flitten   moved
flitter   flutter
flittering   fluttering
flittit   moved
flocht   flutter
flooer flo'er flower
floor   flour
flotter   float
flouer flooer+ floo'er flower
flow'rs   flowers
fluff   disappoint+ blow+ puff
fluffer   flutter
fluid flude+ flid flood
fluir flure+ flairC fleerNE floor
flung   flung
flunge   caper
flunkies   servants
fluther   confuse
flype flipe fold+ fall heavily
flyte flite scold
flyte   scolding
flyten   scolded
flytin   a scolding
flytit   scolded
focht   fought
fochten   fought
fock   focks
fodgel   dumpy
fog fogg moss+ lichen
follae folla follow
fond fon’ glad+ happy+ anxious
fool   foul
foond found foundation
foonder founder collapse
foonds founds foundations
foor   fared
foorsday   Thursday
for fur for+ notwithstanding that
for aa that   notwithstanding
for fear   lest
foraye   forever
forbears   forefathers
forby   besides
forby   forbye
fordle   advance
fore   before
forehaimer   sledge-hammer
foreland   beach
foremaist   foremost first
forenenst   in front of+ facing
forenent   before+ in front of
forenicht   evening
forenuin forenune morning
foreside   front
forestair   outside staircase
forfairn   worn out; forlorn
forfecht   be overcome
forfochen   exhausted
forforn   worn out
forfoughten   exhausted
forgain   opposite
forgaither   assemble
forgat   forgot
Forgather   to meet with
forgie   forgive
forgit   forget
forgotten   forgotten
forgrutten   tear-stained
forhou forhoo forsake
forjaskit forjeskit fatigued
forjesket   jaded
fork   fork
forker   earwig
forleet forleit forsake
forordinar forordnar usually
forrit   forward
forritsome   bold
forsay   deny
fortuin   fortune
fotch   shift+ turn position of
fother   fodder
fou fu+ foo full+ drunk
fou   fow
foughten   troubled
foul fool fowl
foulie   fully
foumart   polecat
Foursome   a quartet
fousome   loathsome
foust foost rot
foustie foostie decayed
fouter footer bungle
fouth footh abundance
fouthless   barren
fow   v. fou
fow   a bushel
fower fouer four
fower-oors   afternoon meal (tea)
fowert   fourth
fowerteen   fourteen
fowerteent   fourteenth
fowertie   forty
fowertiet   fortieth
fowk folk+ foak+ foke people
fowk   folk
foze   soft spongy+ dull+ stupid
frae fi+ fra from
fraik frake flattery+ a flatterer
fraith   froth+ foam
frammle   gobble
fraucht   freight+ load
Frauns   France
frawart   contrary+ perverse
freath   to froth
freelie freely completely
freend freen+ freend+ frein+ frien friend
freenge freinge fringe
freeze   freeze
freit freet superstition+ saying
fremd   foreign
fremit   estranged
fremmit   foreign+ strange+ alien
Frensh   French
freuch   dry and brittle
fricht   fright+ frighten
frichtsome   frightful
Friday   Friday
fro   froth+ foam
froun froon frown
frozen   frozen
fruit frit+ frute fruit
fruitfu'   fruitful
fruize fruze froze
frush   crumbly+ bold
fryne frine fret
fu'   full
fu'-han't   full-handed
fud   a short tail (of a rabbit or hare)
fudder   hurry
fuff   puff+ huff or rage
fuff't   puffed
fuffle   ruffle+ rearrange+ fuss
fuid fid+ fude food
fuil fil+ fule fool
fuird foord+ furde ford
Fuirsday Fursday+ Feersday (NE) Fairsday (C) Thursday
fuish   troubled+ bothered
fuish   fetch
fuishen   troubled+ bothered
fuishen   fetched
ful full fill
fullie   filly
fult   filled
fulyerie   foliage
fummle   fumble
fund fun found past perf
fur   furr
fur   for
fur-ahin   the hindmost plough-horse in the furrow
Furder   success
furm firm form
Furm   a wooden form
furr fur furrow
furrin   foreign+ abroad
furst   first
furth   forth+ outside of
furthset   publish(ed)
fushion   vigour
fushionless   weak
fusionless   pithless
fyke fike fuss+ fidget
fykie   fussy
fyle file foul
fyle   to defile
fyled   soiled+ fouled
gaa gaw gall+ irritate+ a gall
gab   chatter+ mouth
gab   to talk
gaberlunzie gaberlunyie beggar
gabs   talk
gadge   dictate
gadgie (SE)   a man+ fellow
gae   go
gae   gave
gaed geed (NE) went
gael   a highlander
gaen   gone
gaets   ways
gaff(aw)   a guffaw+ chatter
gaig   a crack+ chink
gailey gaillie+ gailley galley+ ship+ garret
gain   suit
gainder gainer gander
gair gare become streaked
gaird   guard
gairden   garden
Gairs   gores
gairtin gartin garter
gaishon (SW)   thin person
gait gate goat(s)
gaither gedderNE gather
gaithered   gathered
gaitherin   meeting
gaitherins   remnants
gaithert   gathered
gaivle gavel gables
gallants   nobles
gallivant   goad about
gallus gallows bold
galshachs (NE)   sweets+ titbits
gandge   grin
gane gaen gone
gang   go
gang   go+ gone
gangrel   vagrant
gangrel   vagabond
ganner gainer a gander+ wander
gansey genzie a Guernsey jersey
gansh   snap
gant   yawn
gantry   a bottle stand in a bar
gar   compel
garcock   the moorcock
gardie (NE)   the arm
gardies   the hands or fists
gardiloo gardyloo warning call
gare gair piece of cloth+ opening in
garron   a kind of horse
gars   gave
gart   compelled
gart   made
garten   garter
gash   prattle+ shrewd+ wise+prudent
gashing   talking
gat   got
gate gait road+ way
gatty   enervated
Gaucie   v. Gawsie
gaud   a. goad
gaudsman   goadsman
gauger   exciseman
gaun   going
gaunted   gaped
gaup   gape
gawk   clumsy person+
gawky   a foolish woman or lad
gawp gaup+ gowp gawp
gawpus gaupus a clumsy stupid lout
gawsie gausie fresh complexioned
gawsie   buxom; jolly
gaylies   gaily
gean   wild cherry
gear   equipment+ belongings
gear   money
gear   wealth+ effects
geck   mock
geck   to sport; toss the head
ged   a pike
gee jee a fit of temper
geegle geigle giggle
geese   geese
geg   a gag+ trick
geggie   a travelling theatre+
geing geeng human excretement
gell   a crack in wood
gelt gelled cracked or split drying
gemm gemme game
gentie (F+NE)   graceful
Gentles   gentry.
Genty   trim and elegant.
Geordie   dim. of George
gesserant   brilliant
get   called+ child
gey   very
geylie   a good deal
geylies   rather much
geysent   wizened
ghaist gaist ghost
gib(bie)   a tomcat
gibble-gabble   chatter
gibbles   tools+ things
gibblet   a tool+ utensil
gie   give
gie+ gied   give+ gave
gied   gave
giein   giving
gien   given
gien name nem Christian / first name
gies   gives
gif   if (conj.)
giftie   dim. of gift.
giglets   giggling youngsters or maids.
gigot jigot leg of lamb
gill   a ravine+ gully
gillie   male servant
Gillie   dim. of gill (glass of whiskey).
Gilpey   young girl.
gilpie   tomboy
gilravage   greedily+ enjoy noisily
gim (NE)   neat+ spruce
gimmer   a young ewe.
gin   if / whether+ by+ before
ginge   ginger
gingebreid   gingerbread
gird   hoop for a barrel
gird   a knock+ blow+ rush+ push
girdle   griddle+ a circular iron
girle   tingle
girn   snarl+ grimace+ complain+
girn   to grin
girnal girnel meal chest+ grain silo
girned   wept+ screwed face up
girse girss grass
girsie   grassy
girsle   gristle
girth   a hoop
girthie   fat+ heavy
git   got
gizz   face
gizz   wig
gizzen   cracked+ leaky
gizzent   over full+ soakedNE
glack   a hollow between hills
glaik   fool
glaikit   stupid
glaister   a thin cover of snow
Glaizie   glossy
glamp   snatch
glaum   stare+ snatch+ grab
glaum'd   grasped.
glaumer glamour bewitch
glaumerie   magic
glaur   clay+ mud in puddles
glaurie   muddy
glaursle   all mud
glebe   kirk land for minister
gled glaid kite (bird)+ glad
gled   a hawk
gledge   glance
gledly   gladly
gledsome   joyful
gleed gleid burning coal+ peat
gleede   a glowing coal
gleet gleit glitter
gleg   smart+ sharp+ smooth
gleg   nimble
gleg   smartly
glen   valley
glence   glance
glent glint sparkle
Glesca Glesga Glasgow
Glesgae Glesgie Glasgow
gless   glass
gley   a sideways glance+
glib   smooth+ slippery+
glib-gabbet   smooth-tongued
glid   glide+ move smoothly
Glieb   a portion of land.
gliff glaff frighten
Glint   sparkle.
glisk   glimpse
glittie   slimy+ greasy+ oily
gloam   become dusk
gloamin   dusk
gloamin   twilight; gloamin-shot
glob   a blob
glock   gurgle liquids
glog   swallow+ gulp+ gurgle
gloss   a bright glow+ (a) doze
glow'r   stare
glowe   glow
glower   frown
glower'd   glared
gluf   sullen
gluive gluve glove
glumf lumph be glum+ sulk
glumsh   be sulky+ grumble+ whine
glunch   frown
glunsh   sulk
glunsh   look cross+ scowl+ sulky
glut glit filth+ slime+ mucus+ puss
glut   gulp
glutton   greedy person
gnap   bite+ gnawNE + speak posh
gneck (NE)   a notch
gnib   quick in action or speed
goam   pay attention to+ greet
goamins   greetings
goamless   stupid
Goavin   looking dazedlyl; mooning.
gob   mouth
golach   an insect
goller   roar+ shout+ bawl+ gurgle
gollop   gulp
gomerel   blockhead+ half-witted
goon   gown
gorb(lin)   nestling
gorble   gulp
gorcock   moorcock
gorlin   fledgling
gormaw   cormorant
gornal   button
gorroch (SW)   mix+ stir+ make a mess of
gote gwite ditch+ drain+ sea inlet
gotten   got
goum goom gum
goumbyle   gumboil
goun goon gown
gove   stare
gowan   daisy
gowan   the wild
gowany   covered with wild daisies
gowd   gold
gowden   golden
gowdie   the head
gowdspink   goldfinch
gowf   golf+ savour
gowff'd   struck
gowk   cuckoo+ fool
Gowkhaa   Gowkhall
gowl   howl+ yell+ roar+ weep+
gowl   cheer
Gowling   lamenting (as a dog in grief)
gowp   gulp+ scoop up
gowpan   a double handful
gowpanfu   double handful
gracey   devout
Graff   a grave
grain   branch of tree+ stream+
Grain'd   groaned
graip   a large farming fork
graith   equipment+ armour+ prepare
graith   implements
graithing   gearing
gralloch   deer's guts+ the removal of
grammle   scramble
grane graen+ grain groan
granich (NE)   sicken+ disgust
grannie   granny
grap   seized
grape graip grope
grat   cried
graund   grand
gravat grauvat woollen scarf
grawn   grown
gray   grey
grayback   hooded crow
great graet great+ big+ stout
gree grie agree
gree   the prize (degree)
green grein green+ covered with grass
green grein long for
greeshoch greishoch embers
greet greit cry
greets greits cries
gremmar   grammar
gresp   grasp
grew   grew
grey   cloth
grieve greive+ greeve over seer+ foreman
grilse   young salmon
grippie   mean
groanin maut   groaning malt
groat   four old pence piece
groose   grouse
groset   gooseberry
grosets   gooseberries
grougous   ugly
grounch   grunt
group   group
growe   grow
growed   grew+ grown
growthe   weeds+ over grown plants
growthie   warm moist weather
Grozet   a gooseberry.
grubber   large heavy hammer
grudge   complain+ unhappy+ unwilling
grue   shudder
gruel   thin porridge+ oatmeal foods
gruesome   horrible
gruip grupe the gutter in a byre+
grumf   grunt
grumfie   pig
grumlie   grim+ muddy
grummel grummle rubbish+ rubble+ mud+
grummle   grumble
grumpf grumph complainer
grumphie   the pig
grun   the ground
grun   ground
grund   ground+ reason
gruntle   snout
gruntle   the face
gruntle   dim. of grunt
grunyie grunzie snout
grunzie   growing
grup   grip+ seize
gruppen   seized
gruppit   seized
gruse grooze+ groose to shiver
grush   crumble+ grit+ fine gravel
Grutten   wept
gryce grice pig(s)
guddle   muddle+ a way to catch trout
gude   God.
gudesake   goodness sake
gudge   gouge+ anything short
gudgie   short and thickset
guess   guess
guff   smell+ a fool
guid gude good
guid sooth   an exclamation
guid-e'en   good evening
guid-father   father-in-law
guid-man   husband
guid-wife   mistress of the house
guid-willie   hearty
guidbrither   brother in law
guiddame   grandmother
guiddochter   daughter in law
guider   manager+ organiser
guidman   husband
guidsin   son in law
guidwife   wife
guil gule+ gool corn marigold
guise   masquerade+ decorate+
guiss guse goose
gullie   carving knife
gullie   gully
gulliegaws   gashes
gulravage   riotous play.
gumf gumph a fool
gumfs gumphs the sulks
gumlie   muddy.
gumption   wisdom.
gundie   toffee
gunk   a bitter disappointment
gunsh gunch a think piece+ hunk
gurl   growl+ roaring howling wind
gurlie   rough
gurly   roaring
gurr   growl+ snarl
gurrie   dogfight+ brawl+ hurry+
gushet   gusset
gust   taste
gusty   tasty
gutcher   grandfather
gutcher   goodsire
gutcher   grandfather
gutter   gurgle
guttie   anything made of rubber
gutties   gymshoes
guy gy(e)+ gui guide+ steer
guys   handlebars of a bicycle
gype gipe stare foolishly+ play the fool
gypit   silly+ foolish
gyte gite mad+ insane
ha'   hall
ha' folk   the servants
haa ha+ haw hall
haar   cold mist
haar-frost   hoar-frost
habber   stutter
habble   hobble+ confuse+ tangle
habile   able+ valid+ admissible
hackit   ugly+ unattractive
hacks   blow with a sharp instrument
haddie haddo haddock
Haddin   holding
HADDIN   estate
hae   have
HAE+ HA'E   have
haed haid+ hud had
haedna   hadn't
haein   having
haen   had
haes his+ hes+ hus has
haesna hisna+ hisna+ hasna+ hasnae hasn't
Haet   a thing.
haffet   the cheek+ temple
Haffet   hauffet
haffets   side-locks
Hafflins   half
hag   hew
hag   a moss
hagger   hack
Haggies-Haa   Halkets-Hall
haggis   a special Scots pudding
hai-tear   at full speed
haigle   carry
haik hake wander
hail hale+ haill whole
hail watter   a downpour
hail-hertit   undaunted+ stalwart
hail-skint   having an undamaged skin
haillie   completely
hailscart   unscathed+ scot-free
hailstanes   hailstones
haimer haimmer+ hemmer hammer
haims hems part of a horse collar
hain hane conserve+ store
hain   to spare
hain (by)   reserve
hainch   a haunch+ underhand throw+
haingle   move about feebly+ loiter+ lazy
haingles   influenza
hainin   enclosed piece of ground
hair herr hair+ a small portion
hairm herm harm
hairp herp harp+ sieve+ riddle
hairse   hoarse
hairst   autumn+ harvest
hairst   har'st
hairt   heart
hairth haerth hearth
haisk   croak
hait haet particle
haith   faith (an oath)
haiver   talk nonsense
haiverel   half wit
haivers   nonsense
haivers   v. havers
haizer   dry+ bleach+ air
hal'   hald
hale   hail
hale   health
hale   hail
hale   whole
Halesome   wholesome
halie   holy
hallan   inner wall
hallan   a partition wall
hallan   cottage
hallion   a rascal
halliraker   hare-brained
Halloween Halla’een All Saints' Eve (31st of October)
Hallowmas   All Saints' Day (1st of November)
haly   holy.
ham   bacon
hame haim home
hamelt   domestic
hamesucken   assault
han'   haun
han-darg   v. darg
Hand-wal'd   hand-picked
handsel hansel welcome+ inauguration
hangie   hangman (nickname of the Devil)
hank   hook
hankle   entangle
hanlawhile   little while
hansel   the first gift; earnest
hant   haunt
hantle   quantity
hap   cover
hap   a wrap
hap   to shelter
Hap   to hop
hap   wrap up
hap-step-an'-lowp   hop-step-and-jump
happer   a hopper in a mill
harigals   animal guts
hark   listen
harkit   hearkened
harl   drag+ pull+ roughcast
harn   brain
Harn   coarse cloth.
harnish herness harness
harrae harra a harrow
haselt   dried
hash   slash+ hack+ mangle
Hash   an oaf
hask   short dry cough
haslock woo   the wool on the neck of a sheep.
hassock   round turf or peat
hat   hit
hauch   cough to clear the throat+
haud had+ hud hold
haud awa'   stay away
haud on   stop
hauden   held
haudin'   turning away
haudit   held
hauf   half
haufgate   half-way
hauflins   half+ partially
haugh   (river) bank
Haughs   low-lying rich lands by a river.
Haun   v. han'
haun   hand
haund   hand
haunnle haundle handle
Haunsel Monanday   1st Monday of new year
haurd   hard+ heard
haurdlie   hardly
haurl   to trail
hause hass the neck+ throat+ gullet+
hause   cuddle
haveril   hav'rel
havers   nonsense
havins   manners
haw   have
Hawbaeth   Halbeath
Hawkie   a white-faced cow; a cow
he   he
heal   v. hale
healsome   v. halesome
heap haip heap
hear   hear
hearken   eavesdrop+ listen to
heat hait heat
heave   heave
hech   exclamation
hechle   pant
hecht   to promise; threaten
heckle   hackle
heckle   a flax-comb
heels-o'er-gowdie   v. gowdie
Heeze   to hoist.
heft   a haft
heich heech high
heich   heigh
heid   head
heids   heads
heifer heefer a young cow
heist heest+ haste haste
helm   helmet
helt   held
hem-shin'd   crooked-shin'd
hen   term of endearment for a
hen   break a bargain or agreement
her hir+ hur her
herbour   harbour
herd   a herd-boy
here   here
here awa   hereabout
hereanent   concerning
hereawa   hereabouts
hern   heron
herpuin herpune harpoon
herrin hairrin herring
herry   to harry
herryment   spoliation
hersel hirsel herself
hersh   hoarse
hert hairt heart
hesp   hasp+ clasp+ fasten
het hait hot
heuch   crag+ cliff+ quarry+ mine
heugh   a hollow or pit; a crag
heuk huik hook
hey   hey
hicht heicht height
hichten heichen+ hichen heighten
hidlins   secretly
hie   high
hiegate   high street+ highway
hielan' hieland highland
hieland(s)   highland+ Highlands
hilch   to hobble
hiltie-skiltie   helter-skelter
him   him
himsel   himself
hinder   delay
Hiney   hinny
hing   hang
hing+ hingin+ hingit   hang+ hanging+ hanged
hingit   hung+ hanged
hinmaist hindmaist hindmost
hinna   haven't
hinnae   have not
hinner hinder rearer+ behind
hinnie   sweet+ honey
hint hent+ hin belonging to back or rear
hintside   reverse
hippit   useless
hird   herd+ shepherd
hirple   to move unevenly; to limp.
hirsel   shuffle+ sort sheep
hirst   barren piece of ground
his   his
hishie   whisper
hissel   himself
hissels   so many cattle as one person can attend (R. B.)
Histie   bare.
hit   it (emphatic)
hits   its (emphatic)
hitsel   itself (emphatic)
hiv   have
hizzel hissel+ hizzle hazel
hizzie hussie hussy
hoast   cough
hoch   hamstring+ upper leg
hochle host shamble
hochmagandie   sex
hocker   crouch
hodden   coarse woollen cloth
hoddin   the motion of a sage countryman riding on a cart-horse (R. B.).
hoddin   cheap
hoddin-grey   coarse gray woolen
hog hogg a young sheep
hog-score   a line on the curling rink
hog-shouther   a kind of horse-play by jostling with the shoulder; to jostle.
hogger   stockings
hoggie   dim. of hog; a lamb
Hogmanay   New year's eve
hoise   raise up+ heave up
hollin   holly
hoodie-craw   the hooded crow
hoodock   grasping
hooked   caught
hool   the outer case
hoolie   softly
hoolits   owls
hoond hoon+ houn+ hun hound
hoord   hoard
hoordet   hoarded
hoose hous+ houss house
horl   whorl
horn   a horn spoon; a comb of horn
hornie   the Devil
horse   horse(s)
hose   stockings
Host   v. hoast
hotch hoatch heave
hotch'd   jerked
hotchin hoatchin seething+ restless
hott   a few
hotter   simmer
hou hoo how+ why
Houghmagandie   fornication.
houie hooie+ hooy exchange+ barter
houlet hoolet owl+ owlet
houlet   v. howlet
houpe   hope
housomeivver   however
hove   raise+ throw+ expand
hove   swell
hover   pause
howder   swarm
howdie   midwife
howdie   howdy
howdle   huddle
howe   a hollow+ low lying piece
howf   shelter+ public house
howie   valley
howk   dig
howlet   the owl
howp   hope+ believe+ suppose
hoy   hurry
hoy't   urged (R. B.)
hoyse   a hoist
hoyte   to amble crazily (R. B.)
hud   had
hudder   huddle
hudge   a vast amount+ amass
hugger   shiver
huggerie   slovenly
hughoc   dim. of Hugh
huidie houdie+ hudie hooded
huif hufe hoof
huil hule+ hool+ hull shell+ skin+ hull
huilie   moderate+ slow+ careful
hullions   slovens
hulp   help
hulster   hoist a load
humf humph hump
humfie-backit   hump-backed
humlock   hemlock
hummel   hornless cattle
humour uimour+ eemer humour
humple   a small hillock+ limp
hunder   hundred
hundert   hundredth
hungert   hungry
hunker   squat
hunkers   hams
Hunt ee gowk   April fools day
hurcheon   hedgehog
hurchin   urchin.
hurdies   buttocks
hurdies   the loins
hure hoor whore
hurkle   crouch
hurl   wheel+ dash
hurl   to trundle
hurls   rides
hurry burry   carry on+ fuss
hurt   hurt
hurtit   hurt
hus hiz us (emphatic)
Hushion   a footless stocking.
hushoch hushloch a confused heap+ tangled
husk   cough violently
hutten   hit
hyke hike move with a jerk+ sway
hynd hind+ hine+ hyne a farm worker
hyne hine hence+ far away+
hyne awa hine far off
hypal   worthless
hyst heist raise+ hoist
hyte hite mad+ excited+ keen
I'   in
I'se   I shall
iceshoggle   icicle
Icker   an ear of corn
idleset   idleness+ unemployment
Ier-oe   a great-grandchild
ile uilie+ eelieNE oil
ilk   each
ilk+ ilka   each+ every
ilka ilkie every
ilka bodie   everyone
ilkagate   everywhere
ilkagate   every way
ilkane   each one
ilkawey   every way
ill ull bad+ evil
Ill o't   bad at it.
Ill-taen   ill-taken.
Ill-thief   the Devil
ill-trickit   mischievous
ill-uise   ill-use
Ill-willie   ill-natured
in   in
in a wee   shortly+ soon
in-kneed   knock-kneed
inbring   import
inby   inside+ enclosed
income   arrival+ illness
indentin   indenturing
indwaller   resident
infirmary   hospital
infuise   infuse
ingaither   collect
ingan   onion
ingang   entrance+ shortage+ lack
Ingine   genius
ingle   fire (hearth)
ingle-cheek   fireside (properly the jamb of the fireplace).
ingle-lowe   ingle-low
ingyne ingine genius+ senses+ an engine
ink-fish   squid
inklin   small amount+ inclination
inlat   inlet
inmaist   inmost
inner   inner
innerlie   kindly
Innerness   Inverness
innin   introduction
inouth inooth within
inower   inside
inpit   input+ contribution
Inshcoam   Inchcolm
insteid   instead
intae   into
interdict   injunction
interdict   carry out an injunction
intil   into+ inside
intimmers   internal organs+ the works
invite invyte invitation
is   is
isna   isn't
isnae   is not
ither   other+ each other+
ithergates   otherwise
its   its
itsel   itself
itsel'   itself
iver ivver ever
iverie ivery+ ivvery+ ivverie every
iveriehott   everything
ivermair   ever more
jabble   splash+ choppy sea
jad   a jade
jad   a woman past her prime
jag   prick+ injection
jaicket jaikit jacket
jalouse   suspect+ guess+ imagine
jandies   jaundice
janitor   caretaker
Janwar januar January
jarg   creak
jaud   jade
jauk   to trifle
jauner   gabber
jauntie   dim. of jaunt
jaup   splash
jaur   jar
jaurie   earthenware marble
jaw ja surge of water+ pour+ splash
jaw   talk
jaw   to throw
jaw-box   a sink+ drain
jaw-hole   sewer
jealous jailous+ jeilous+ jeelous+ jealous
Jeddart   Jedburgh
jeeg jeig a jig
jeeg   to jog
jeeger jeger odd or eccentric person
jeegle jeigle jog+ shake about+ jiggle
jeel geel+ geal+ geil congeal
jeelie jeilie+ jeely jelly+ jam
Jennie's blae een   speedwell
Jennie-lang-legs   cranefly+ daddy-long-legs
jillet   a flirt
Jillet   a jilt
jilp   spurting+ splashing water
jimp   slender+ contract
jimp   small
jimply   neatly
jimps   stays
jing-bang   a considerable number
jingle   noisy mirth+ an instant
jink   turn quickly+ dodge
jink   the slip
jink   to frisk
jinker   dodger (coquette); a jinker noble; a noble goer
jinkin'   dancing
jirble   spill and splash
jirkinet   bodice
jirt   a jerk
jist   just
jiz   a wig
jo joe sweetheart
joco   cheerful
jocteleg   a clasp-knife
jog on yer gate   be on your way
jonick   genuine+ fair+ honest
joskin   country bumpkin
jossle   shake+ totter
jotter joater notebook
joug joog jug
jougle joogle juggle
jouk jook+ deuk duck v. + avoid
jouks   swerve
jouter jooter saunter+ totter
jow   to jow
jowe   bell ring
joyfu'   joyful
juidge   judge
juidges   judges
Juin   June
juist jist just
juist   enough
Julie   July
jummle   jumble
jumpet   jumpit
jumpin-raip   skipping rope
jundie   a steady pace
jundie   to jostle
jurr   a servant wench
jute   jute
jyle jile goal
jyne jine join
jyner jiner carpenter
kae   jackdaw+ its call
kail kale cabbage+ soup
kail   kale
kail-blade   the leaf of the colewort
kail-gullie   a cabbage knife
kail-runt   the stem of the colewort
kail-whittle   a cabbage knife
kail-yard   a kitchen garden
kailwirm   caterpillar
kailyaird   kitchen garden
kaim kame comb
kain   kane
kaip kep cap
kaitie beardie   loach
kame   a comb
kebars   rafters
kebbock kebbuck cheese
kebbuck   a cheese; a kebbuck heel = the last crust of a cheese
keckle   cackle
ked keb a sheep tick
kedge   stuff
keek   peep
keek o' day   crack of dawn
keeker   eye
keekin gless   mirror
keekin-glass   the looking-glass.
keekit   peeped
keel   red chalk
keelie keilie tough
keelin keilin a cod
keelivine keilivine a lead pencil
keeng keing king
keep   keep
keepit   kept
keetchin keitchin kitchen
keevie keivee+ kievie on the alert+ in high spirits
keich keech excrement
keinin keenin wailing
kelpie   water demon
kelpies   river demons
Kelsae   Kelso
kelt   spawned salmon
kelter   tilt+ wriggle+ struggle
kelterin'   undulating
kemp   contend+ competition
ken   know
kenmerk   distinguishing mark
Kenna   know not
kennin   trace
kenspeckle   conspicuous
kent   knew+ known
kep   catch
kerds   cards
ket   the fleece on a sheep's body
kevel   walk or climb clumsily
key   quay
kiaugh   anxiety
kicher   cough+ titter
kil kill kiln
kill   kill
kilt killt killed
kilt   tuck up
kilter   good spirits
kimmer   a wench
kimmers   young women
kin   related+ relation+ kind+ sort
kin o   well+ exactly+ thoroughly+easily
kin'   kind
kin'ly   kindly
Kinaskit   Kinneswood
Kincairdin   Kincardine
kinch   twist in rope+ problem
kineuchar   Kilconquar
king's-hood   the 2d stomach in a ruminant (equivocal for the scrotum)
kink   to curl+ gasp+ choke
kink-hoast   whooping cough
kinnle   kindle
kinrick   kingdom
kintra kintrae, countra country
kip   play truant
kirk   church
Kirkcaudie   Kirkcaldy
Kirkcoubrie   Kirkcudbright
kirn   churn
kirn   harvest home
kirnel   kernel+ swollen gland
Kirsen   to christen
kirsten kirsen christen
kirstenin   christening
kirtle   to clothe+ dress
kis   because
kist   chest
kitchen   to relish
kith   relations+ neighbours
kittle   tickle+ stimulate+ excite+
Kittle   difficult
kittle   restless
kittlie   itchy+ ticklish+ intricate+
kittlin   kitten
kiutlin   cuddling
kiver keever (NE)+ cuiver+ kivver+ cuver cover
knab nabb a person of importance+ snob
knacketie   skillful
knackie   clever+ ingenious
knag nag a knot or spur projecting
knaggie   knobby
knap nap kneecap+ knock+ knob
knappin-hammers   hammers for breaking stones.
kned   knead
knee   knee
kneevle knievle+ kneevil a bit+ lump
kneggum   disagreeable taste
knick nick click+ tick+ break+ snap
knip   break off+ snap
knock nock clock+
knock   hillock
knoit   bunion
knoit noit a sharp blow
knot   knot+ a lump
knotless   futile+ aimless+ ineffective
knowe   knoll+ hillock
knowes   small hills+ knolls
knurl   a bump
knurl   knurlin
knuse knoose+ noose+ noozle squeeze+ cuddle
kye   cows+ cattle
kynd   kind+ sort
kype kipe hole for marbles
kyte kite belly+ stomach
kytes   bellies.
kythe kithe appear+ show+ display
kythin   manifestation
labber   slobber
lacer   a (boot) lace
lach+ lachin'   laugh+ laughing
lad   boy
lad+ laddie   boy+ young man
laddie   boy
lade laid load
laden laiden loaded
laed   laid+ lying
laft   loft
lag   lingering+ slow
lag   backward
laggen   the bottom angle of a wooden dish
lagger   make wet or muddy+ mud
laggin leggin the edge or bottom of
laggin   crest of a hill
laich laigh low
laidron   a rascal
laif   loaf
laigh   low
laik   lack
lair lear+ laer The act of teaching+ knowledge
lair   lore
laird   lord
laird   landowner
lairge   large
lairin cf. lair teaching
lairing   sticking or sinking in moss or mud.
lairn cf. lair learn
lairnit cf lair learned
laith   loath
laithe v.   loath+ loathing+ unwilling
laithfu'   loathful
laithsome   loathsome
laldie   a thrashing+ punishment
lallan lalland lowland
lallans   the Scots language
lamgammachie (NE)   long rigmarole
lamiter   lame person
lammas   1st August
lammer   amber
lammie   dim. of lamb
lamp   stride
lan'   land
lan'-afore   the foremost horse on the unplowed land side
lan'-ahin   the hindmost horse on the unplowed land side
land lan+ laun+ laund land
landart landwart in the country
landbirst   breaking waves
lane   alone+ solitary
lanely   lonely
lanesome   lonely
lang   long+ for long
lang syne   long ago
lang+ langer   long+ longer
lang-luggit   long-eared+ shrewd
lang-nebbit   nosy
langle   hobble+ tether animal
Langniddrie   Longniddry
langsome   slow+ tedious
lanimer   Burgh boundary
lap   leapt
lapper   clot+ curdle+ freeze
lapster   lobster
larick   larch tree
larrie   lorry+ truck
lass   girl
lass   girl+ young woman
lassie   girl
lat   let
lat abee   leave alone
lat be   leave alone
latch   bog+ wet+ muggy+ delay
latchet   small loop of thread+ string
late   late
laubour lawbour labour
lauch lach laugh
laucht lacht laughed
laum lamm lamb
laup   lap
lave   remainder
lave   the rest
laverock   lark
laverock   lav'rock
lavrocks   larks
law   law+ a rounded hill+ low
lawer lawvyer lawyer
lawin   (tavern) bill+ reckoning
laylock   lilac
lea   grass
lea   leave
lea'   leave
lead   lead+ channel for water
leak   leak
leal   loyal+ faithful
lealtie   loyalty
leam   gleam
Lear   lore
least   least
leave   permission
lectur   lecture
ledder   ladder
leddie leddy lady+ laird's wife
leddy   lady
lee lie lay
lee   lie (fib)
lee lane   alone
lee'd   lay
lee-lang   live-long
leear   liar
leemit leemit limit
leen   laid
leep leip heat or cook partially+ sit
leerie leirie lamp lighter
leesome   incredible+ shocking+ pleasant
Leesome   lawful.
leet leit list+ select candidates
leeterarie leiterary literary
leeteratur leiteratur literatur
leeve leeve live
leevin leevin a person+ food
leevinstoun   Livingston
leeze me on   dear is to me; blessings on; commend me to
leeze me on   take delight in
left   left
leid leed lead (metal)
leid leed+ lede language
leigh   low
leipit leepit warmed up+ scolded+
leister leester a pronged spear
Leister   a fish-spear
lempit   limpet
len'   to lend
lench   launch
lend len lend
lenth   length
Lergie   Largo
less   less
lest   last
letter   letter
leuch   laughed
leuchen   laughed
leugh   laugh'd.
leuk luik+ luke look
leukit   looked
lew loo lukewarm+ warmth inside
lew-wairm   lukewarm
ley-crap   lea-crop
lib   to geld+ castrate
libbet   castrated
lice   lice
lichnin's   lightning flashes
licht   light
lichtit   lighted
lichtlie   disparage+ light of foot
lichtly   lightly
lichtnin   lightning
lichts   lungs+ lights
lichtsome   delightful
lick   thrash+ a small amount
licks   a beating
lie my lane   lie alone
lief(er) leefer rather+ prefer
liein'   lying
lien   lain
lieve   lief
lift   sky+ lift+ pick up+ arrest
lift   a load
liftit   lifted
lig ligg lie (lay)
liggit   lay+ laid
lightly   to disparage
lik(e) lyke like+ as it were
like eneuch   likely+ possibly+ enough
likelie likely probably
liken   on the point of+ likely to do+
liker   more like
likit   liked
lilt   sing softly+ hum
lime lyme mortar
limmer   mischievous+ slag
limmer   to jade; mistress
lin   v. linn
line   line
lines   documentation
lingel   shoemakers waxed thread+
lingle   fetter
linn   waterfall+ pool+ erosion by water
lint   relax+ flax plant+ linen thread
lint-white   flax-colored
lintel   mantelpiece+ threshold of door
lintie   linnet
lintwhite   the linnet
lip   taste+ edge+ boundary
lip   cheekiness
lippen   trust+ depend on
lippen   anticipate
lippen'd   trusted
lipper   ripple+ almost overflowing
Lippie   dim. of lip
lippin-fou   full to the brim
liquorie lickerie liquorice
lirk   crease+ wrinkle+ fold
lisk   the groin
lissance   respite
lith   joint in finger or toe+ part of fruit
lithca   Linlithgow
lithe lythe calm+ sheltered+ shelter from
lither   idle+ lazy
lithock   oatmeal gruel
little   Little
lo'ed   loved.
lo'es   loved+ loves
loan   lane
loanin   field+ paddock
loanin   the private road leading to a farm
loch   lake+ fjord
lockfast   under lock and key
Lon'on   London
loo   love
loo'd   loved
lood   loud
lood oot   aloud
Loof (pl. looves)   the palm of the hand.
loom o' morn   first signs of day
loon   loun
loose louss louse
loosome   lovable
loot   let
loove   love
looves   v. loof
lorin   cormorant
losh   Lord save us
losh   a minced oath.
loss loass lose
lost losst lost
louder lewder a wooden lever+ crowbar
loue loo+ lou love
loued looed loved
Lough   a pond
loulie loolie softly
loun (NE) loon youth+ boy
lounder loonder. lunner beat severely
loup   lowp
loup   leap
loupit   lept
lourach loorach tattered or trailing+
lourie loorie dull overcast
lousome leesome pleasant+ loveable+ fine weather+
loutch   slouch+ loiter
Low   lowe
Lowden   The Lothians
lowden   to lull+ abate
lowe   glow+ flame
Lowin   lowing
lown   calm+ serene+ softly+ stillness
lown   v. loon
lowp loup leap
lowpen   jumped
lowper   jumper
lowpit   jumped
lowps   leaps
lowse   loosen+ free+ unrestrained
Lowse   louse
lowsed   loosened
lowsen   loosen
lowsin time   end of working day
lowt   stoop
lubbart lubbard lout+ coward
lucken   closed foot or hand
luckenbuith luckenbooth a lockable shop
lucky   a grandmother
ludge   lodge
lug   ear
lugget   having ears
luggie   a porringer
lugs   ears
luif loof+ lufe palm (hand)
luim lume loom
luit lute letpt.
lum   chimney
lume   a loom
lunardi   a balloon bonnet
lunches   full portions
lunnon   London
lunt   a light+ a match
lunt   a column of smoke or steam
luntin   smoking
lutten   let
luve   love
lyart   greyish haired
lyart   gray in general; discolored by decay or old age
lynin   lining
lythe   a pollack
ma mi my
ma certies   my+ certainly
machine   machine
mad   annoyed+ angry
made   made
mae   more
maen mane moan+ mourn+ lament
maggie   a magpie
maggot   a whim+ fancy+
magink   a queer looking object or
maid   maid
maik   a half penny+ the equal of
mailen   mailin
Mailie   Molly
mainer mainner manner
mair   more
mair bi taiken mair by token more over
mairch merch march+ boundary
mairchless   infinite
mairie mairrie+ merry+ mairry marry
mairiet mairriet married
mairitch   marriage
mairt mart+ mert an ox or cow fattened for
Mairtinmass   11th November
mairtyr   martyr
maist   most+ almost
maister   master+ mister
maistlins   almost
maiter maitter matter
maithe   maggot or egg of a bluebottle
major-myndit   haughty+ proud+ high minded
mak   make
Mak o'   make o'
makar   poet (maker)
makdoun makdoon garment made to fit smaller person
makkit   made
malafouster malafooster destroy
Mall   Mally
mament maement moment
mammie   mother
man maun man
mangle   mangle
mankit   mutilated+ damaged
manse   minister's house
mant   stammer+ stutter
manteele   a mantle
map   nibble
mappit   stupid+ exhausted
mar   obstruction+ obstruct
mark   merk
marl mirl mottled pattern
marlie mirlie mottled. variegated pattern
marrae marra marrow
marrow   companion+ partner
marrowless   matchless
mart   a market+ auction building
masel masell myself
mash   a heavy two faced hammer
mash   mesh of a net
mashlum   mixed grains and pulses
mask   infuse (tea)
maskin-pat   the teapot
massacre massacker massacre
massie   bumptious+ proud
mat   thick bed cover
match   equal
matrass   mattress
maucht   might n.
mauchtless   helpless+ powerless
mauger   notwithstanding+ ill-will
mauk   maggot
mauk flie   bluebottle
maukie   maggoty+ filthy
maukin   hare
maukit   maggoty or filthy sheep
maumie   ripe
maun mun must
maun   may+ must
mauner   gossip
maunna   mustn't
maunt   was able
maut   malt
mavis   song-thrush
maw maa seagull
mawe maw mow
mawed   mown+ mowed
mawin   mowing
mawn   mown
mawn   a large basket
mawsie   warm+ thick+ comfortable
me   me
meal mail+ male meal
mean   mean+ possessed jointly
meantime   meanwhile+ for the time being
mear   a mare
measles maisles+ meisles measels
meat mait food
mebbe mibbe perhaps
mebbies mibbies perhaps
meddle middle meddle
medicinar   physician
meenister meinister minister
meenit meinit minute
meer   mare
meeserable meiserable miserable
meesterie meistery mystery
meet   meet+ encounter
megrim   a crazy idea+ a whim
megstie me   mighty God
meichie meechie mean+ stingy
meidae meedow+ meedie meadow
meikle   mickle
meir meer+ mere+ mear mare (female horse)+
meissle meesle crumble
meisur meesur+ maisur measure
melder   a grinding corn
mell   blend+ mix+ a heavy hammer
Mell   to meddle.
melt   the spleen+ fish milt
Melvie   to powder with meal-dust
men   men
men'   mend
men't   mended
menadge menodge savings club
mend   mend+ repair
mense   sense+ adorn+ honour+ respect
mensefu   sensible
menseless   unmannerly+ stupid+ foolish
ment   mended+ repaired
menyie menzie a group of people
merble   marble
mercat   market
merk   mark
merk up   enrol+ enter
merket   market
merle   blackbird
Merran   Marian
merse   a fertile piece of ground
mesmerise   surprise+ astonish
Mess John   Mass John
messages   shopping
messan   a mongrel dog
messin   a cur
met   met
mettle   spirited+ lively
mew   mowed
mey   may
mice myce mice
Michlemass   29th September
micht   might v.
michtie   mighty
michtna   mightn't
mickle a do   much to do
midden   dunghill+ slovenly woman
midden dub   midden puddle
midden-creels   manure-baskets
midden-hole   a gutter at the bottom of the dunghill.
midge   move slightly+ mosquito
midlin middlin of medium size or quality
midnicht   midnight
mids   middle+ a medium+ centre
mile myle mile
milk mulk milk
milking shiel   the milking shed
mill mull mill
mill-lead mill-lade channel bringing water to mill
miller muller miller
mim   prim and proper+ affected
mim-mou'd   prim-lipped.
mimp   speak or act affected
min'   mind
mind   to remember
mindin'   memory
minents   minutes of meeting
mines mynes mine
ming   a smell
minnie   mother
minnin minnen minnow
minsh minch mince
mird   meddle with+ have dealings with
mire-deuk   a wild duck+ mallard
mirk   dark, mirky
mirkie   dark+ dirty+ merry+ mischievous
mirkle   grow dark
mirligaes mirligoes vertigo+ dizziness
misbelieve   disbelieve+ doubt
misca'   to miscall
miscaa misca miscall
mischaunce   misfortune
mischief   injury+ misfortunate+ trouble
misdout misdoot disbelieve+ suppose what is
misert mysert a miser+ miserly+ mean
misfortunate misfortunat unfortunate
misguide   treat badly+ waste+ mismanage
mishanter   misfortune+ accident
misken   disown+ mistake
mislairt mislearit misinformed+ ill-bred
mislear'd   mischievous
mislippen   distrust+ neglect
mismak   unsettle+ make wrongly
misrestit   suffering from lack of sleep
miss   miss
misslie   alone+ lonely
mist   missed
mistaen   mistaken
mistak   mistake
misteuk   mistook
Mistress   Mrs.
mistryst   to alarm
mither   mother
mittle   mutilate
mixtie-maxtie   confused
mixtur mixter mixture
mixtur-maxtur mixter-maxter a jumble
mizzle   speckle
moch   a moth+ warm moist weather
mocher   coddle
mochie   moth infested+ humid weather
mochiness   dampness
moger mooger work slovenly
moidert   confused+ dazed
moligrants   a fit of sulks
molligrant   a complaint+ complain
Monanday   Monday
monie mony many
monie a ane / yin   many a one
monie time   many a time
monie's the time   often
monies mony many
moniment   monument+ a rascal
mools   crumbling earth
moop   to nibble
moose mouss mouse
moose-wab   cobweb
mooth   mouth
moothie   mouth organ
morn(in)   morning
moss   boggy ground+ moorland
moss bluiter   snipe
moss cheeper   meadow pipit
mosscrap mosscrop cotton grass
mote   a round hillock
mottie   dusty
mou'   the mouth
moudieworts   moles
moul mool soil+ mould+ a chilblain
moulit   mouldy
moup moop impair
moupit   drooping
mouser mooser moustache
mout moot moult
moutar mootar miller
moutash mootash moustache
moutch mootch loaf
mouter mooter to fret
mouthfu+ moufu mouthfae+ moufae mouthful
mowd   clothes moth
mowdiewarp mowdiewart mole
mowp moup+ moop twitch the lips+ nibble
muck   clean out+ dung
muck-flee   dung-fly
muckle mickle+ meikle large / much
muckle   v. meikle
muckle great   huge
Mucklebaeth   Meiklebeath
muid mude mood
muil mule crumble
muild   mould
muils   mould
muin mune moon
muir mure moor
muir cheeper   meadow pipit
muir foul muir fowl red grouse
muircock   male red grouse
muirhen   female red grouse
muisic   music
mulberrie mulberry whitebeam
Mulgey   Milngavie
mull   a headland+
mummle   mumble
mump   nibble+ complain+ mope
munk mink a noose+ loop+ a tether
munt   mount+ prepare to depart+ a hill
murle   crumble+ pulverise
murmle   murmur
murn   mourn
murnin   mourning
murr   purr
muslin-kail   beefless broth
mutch   cap
Mutchkin   an English pint.
mynd   remember+ mind
mynd ye   mind you
myndin mindin a small gift+ a memory
mynt mint minded+ remembered
mype mipe chatter+ be diligent
na   (negative)+ no
nacket   small neat person+ packed lunch
nae   no
nae dout   no doubt+ doubtless
nae ither bodie   no one else
nae langer   no longer
naebodie   no one
naebody   nobody
naegate   nowhere
nael   navel
naesay   denial
naetheless   nevertheless
naethin'   nothing
naething   nothing
naig   a horse
nain   (your) own
naipkin   napkin
nairae nairra narrow
naither   neither
naither   however
naitral   natural
naitur   nature
nakit naikit naked
name nem name
nane   none / neither
nane ava'   nothing
nappy   ale
natch   notch
natch   a notching implement; abuse.
naur   near
naur(haund)   near+ nearly+ almost
naurby   nearly+ near
naurer   nearer
naw   no
ne'er   never
Ne'er's Day   New year's day
neat nate neat+ trim+ smart
neathmaist   lowest
neb   nose
Neebor   neibor
neebours   neighbors
need   need
Needna   needn't.
neep   turnip
neet neit a nit (louse)
neeze neize sneeze
neibour neebour neighbour
neibourheid   neighbourhood
neir neer a kidney
neist neest next
nervish   nervous
nesh   of delicate health
nestie naistie nasty
nether   lower
neuk   corner
neuk   newk
nevel   a sharp blow+ punch
nevoy neffie+ neffay nephew
new nyow+ nyoweNE new
new-ca'd   newly driven
newfangelt   innovative
newfangle   something new+ a novelty
newlins   recently
ney (an) nighan almost+ near
nicher   neigh+ snigger
nicht   night
nicht   night
Nick   to sever; to slit; to nail
Nick (Auld)   Nickie-ben
Nick-nackets   curiosities
Nickie-ben   v. Nick
Nicks   cuts; the rings on a cow's horns
niece   niece
niest   next
nieve neeve fist
nieve-fu'   fistful
nievefu   handful+ fistful
nievle   punch with the fist
niffer   barter+ exchange
nimmle   nimble
nine nyne nine
nint nynt ninth
nirl   shrink+ shrivel
nit   nut
nither   shiver
nittie   mean or disobliging
niver nivver never+ impossible
no   not
no aft   seldom
no ataa   not at all
no ava   not at all
no monie   a few
nocht   nothing+ nought
nochtie   good for nothing
noo   now
nor   than
nor(th)   north
Norland   northern.
norlins   northwards
norrie   whim+ fancy +notion
nott   needed
nou noo now
nounae nounae   Now then
nourice   nurse
nous an thans   now and then
November   November
nowt   cattle+ oxNE + bullock(s)
nowt   nowte
nuin nune noon
nummer   number
nurr   snarl+ growl+ purr
nyaff   bark+ yelp+ a trifle+
nyatter   chatter+ rain slightly in wind
Nyod   God
o   of
o'   of
o'er   over
o'erword   the refrain; catchword.
o't   of it
oan   on
obleege obleige oblige
ochone   woe is me!
ocht   anything+ nothing+ ought
October   October
offisher   officer
on   on / upon
oncairie oncairrie+ onkerry+ oncairry a fuss+ carry-on
oncome oncum the beginning+
onding   downpour
onfaa onfaw rain+ snow+ attack+ beginning
ongaun   behaviour
ongauns   goings on
onie ony any
onie ither bodie   anyone else
oniebodie   anyone
oniegate   anyway
oniething   anything
oniewey   anyway
oniewey   at least+ at any rate+ anyhow
onieweys   anywhere
onions and oatmeal   boiled in a sheep's stomach.
only onlie only
oo ou wool
oor hoor hour
oor   our
oorie   chill+ sad
oors   ours
oorsel(s)   ourselves
oose ooze+ oos+ ouse+ ouze+ ous woollen fluff+ dust
oot   out
oot o   out of
oot-stair   oustside staircase
ootby   outside
ootby   outlying+ distant
ootcast   a quarrel
ootcome   result+ effect+ profit
ooten ooton out of
ootgane   past time+ fully
ootgang   an outgoing+ departure+ expense
ootgate   exit
ootgaun   outgoing+ removing+ leaving+
oother outher fluff from frayed wool
ootland ootlan a stranger+ outcast
ootlin   alien+ outsider
ootmaist   outermost
ootower atour beyond+ across+ outside
ootpassin   termination
ootrel ooteral a stranger
ootset   an ornament
ootunner   from under
ootwye   outweigh
op'd   opened
open apen open+ free to do
or   ere+ before+ till+ early
or   or
oranger   orange
ordein ordeen ordain
ordinar ordnar+ ornar ordinary
orp   grumble+ complain
orra   odd
Orra   extra.
orral   a scrap+ fragment
orrals   bits and pieces+ odds and ends
ort   waste
oubit oobit caterpillar
ouf oof small unimportant+ a fool
ought   aught.
oughtlins   aughtlins
ouglie oogly ugly
oul(et) ool(et) an owl
ourichie oorichie dismal+ gloomy+ strange
ourie oorie dismal+ gloomy+ strange
ourie   shivering
ourit oorit cold+ shivery+ tired
ourlich oorlich miserable looking
outler   unhoused
ower   over+ across+ farther off
ower   excessively+ too
owerby   over the way
owerend oweren turn up+ set on end
owergae   surpass+ overflow
owerhail   overtake
owerset   translate(d)
owertaen   made helpless+ overcome+
owerturn   repeat a song+ story+ turnover
owerwird owerword chorus of poem or song
owre   over
owsen   oxen
owthor   author
oxter   armpit
oxter'd   held up under the arms
Pace   Easter
Pack an' thick   confidential.
packman   a travelling merchant
paction packtion bargain+ deal
pad   path
paewae   pale+ sickly+ drooping
paidle   paddle
paidle   nail-bag
paigle   housework+ chores
paik   beat
painch   paunch
paip   fruit kernel or stone
pair   pair
paircel   parcel
pairish   parish
pairk   park
pairt   part
pairtial   partial
pairtie pairty party
pairtner   partner
paitren paittren+ paittern+ pattren pattern
paitrick   a partridge; used equivocally of a wanton girl.
pal   friend+ befriend
palaiver   palaver+ a fuss+ a fussy person
pale   a small shovel or scoop
palie   thin+ pale+ sickly-looking+
pall   a pole+ strong post
pallal(s)   hopscotch
pan   skull+ cranium+ solid soil
pan-jotral(s)   odds and ends of food
pane   a sheet of glass
pang   ache+ pain+ cram full
pant   fun+ a prank
pap   the uvula+ a conical hill+
pap   touch + strike lightly+ throw+ aim
Pape   the Pope+ a catholic
paraud parawd parade+ procession+ march
Parishen   the parish.
parr   a young salmon
parrie parry waste time+ dawdle+ delay
parritch   porridge
parritch-pats   porridge-pots
partan   edible crab
parteeclar parteicular+ parteiclar confidential
pat   pot
pat   put
pattie   clay or earthen ware (marble)
pattle   pettle
pauchle pochle a small load+ bundle+ a swindle
paughty   haughty
paukie   pauky
paum pawm palm of hand
paumie pawmie belt on the hand with tawse
paut pawt strike the ground with the foot
paveelion paveilion pavilion
paw pa dad (father)
pawkie   matter-of-fact humorous outlook
pawkie   a mitten
pawky   cunning+ sly
pawnd   a pawn+ a pledge+ a pawnshop
peace paice peace
pearl   purl+ a stitch in knitting
pease piz+ pizz pea+ peas
peasie   a small marble
peat   peat
pech   pant
pechan   the stomach.
pechie pechy short winded
pechin   panting
pecht   out of breath+ a Pikt
peck   a measure of weight
peek peik tiny point of light+ tongue of flame
peel peil an equal match+ a stockade
peeler   a small crap at shell casting time
peelie-wallie peilie-wallie pale
peend pein+ peen sloping point at the end of a roof
peenge peinge whine
peenie peinie pinafore
peeoy peioy schoolchild's home-made firework
peep peip small flame from a gas cooker
peerie peirie little+ a fircone+ a spinning top
peetie peity pity
peetifu   pitiful
peewee   lapwing
peil peel pill+ a tablet
peir peer pear
pen   a pointed conical hill
pend   an arch
pennie   penny
penny-fee   wage in money
penny-wheep   small beer
pent   paint
penter   painter
pentit   painted
perfaission   profession
perfit   perfect
perjink   neat
perk   a pole or rod
permeession permeision permission
pernicketie pernickity particular+ fastidious+ difficult
pertend   pretend
perth   Perth
pertin'   parting
pest   pester v.
pestur   pastern+ rope
peth   path
Pettle   v. pattle
peuch pyoch imitating a gust of wind
peuchle pyochle+ pyocher work ineffectually+ a cough
peul pewl while+ complain+ weak animal+
peuther   a fuss about doing nothing
pey   pay
peyd   paid
phanton   phantom
philabeg   kilt
philibeg   the Highlander's kilt
photae photie photograph
phraisin   flattering
phrase frase+ fraise elaborate flowery speech+
Phrase   to flatter
phrasie fraisie gushing+ too fussy
pianae pianie piano
picher   confusion+ useless person+
pick   pitch+ spade in playing cards
pickle   a few
pickman   a miner
pickmaw   black-headed gull
pictarnie   common or arctic tern+ thin
pictur picter picture+ film
pictur-hoose   cinema
picturs picters cinema+ pictures
piever(s) peever(s) hopscotch
pig pigg pot+ jar+ earthenware
pike pyke pointed tip+ spike+ thorn+ quill
pikie   spiked+ jagged+ barbed
pikit weir pikit weer barbed wire
pile   increase speed by moving
pilk   pick out+ shell+ peel+ steal
pillae pilla+ pillie pillow
pillar   pillar used for the same purpose as the cutty stool
piller   small crap at shell casting time
pinch   scrooge+ stint+ lever with crowbar
pinchers   tweezers+ crowbar+ pliers
pincil   pencil
pine pyne waste away from disease
pingle   strive+ compete+ quarrel
pink   primrose
pinkie   little finger
pint (Scots)   three imperial pints
pint stowp   a measure of drink
pintle   penis
pirl purl twist+ twirl+ coil+ roll+ spin
pirn   bobbin+ reel
pirr   a tern
pirr   ripple+ flow+ tremble with anger
pirr-maw   black-headed gull
pish   urinate+ urine
pit   put
pitcher   hopscotch
pith   energy
pitten   put
Placads   proclamations.
plack   a small coin+ worldly
plack   four pennies (Scots)
plackless   hard-up
Plackless   penniless.
plaid plaidie, plaiden tartan cloak/scarf/kilt
plaiden   coarse woolen cloth
plain   featureless ground
plainstane   flagstone+ pavement
plaister   plaster
plait   pleased
plane-tree   sycamore
plat plet plot+ flat+ clear+ plain+ very+
plaunt   plant
playock   a toy
please pleise to relish+ like+ please
pleisant pleesant pleasant
pleisur pleesure pleasure
plenish   furnish
plenish'd   stocked.
plenishin   furniture
plett pleat plait+ pigtail+ fold+ twist
pleuch pleugh plough
pleugh   plew
pliskie   prank+ escapade
Pliskie   a trick.
pliver plivver plover
plooboy   ploughboy
plooman   ploughman
plou plew+ ploo+ pleu plough
plouk plook pimple
ploum ploom plum
plowter plot wade+ flounder+ dabble+
ploy   venture+ scheme
pluffie pluffy plump+ puffy+ fleshy+ toffee
plug   play truant
plunk plank set down+ play truant
plunker   heavy glass or clay marble
poackets   pockets
poatch   stir+ poke+ push+ prod
pock   a poke
podle   tadpole
poind   to seize
poke pock+ poak bag+ sack
polis   police
pooch   pocket
poond poun pound sterling
poor   pour+ a heavy shower of rain
poorie   a jug
Poortith   poverty.
pootch   pocket+ purse
pose   place an object to hide it
poseetion poseition position
posie   collection+ hoard of valuables
pottie   made of earthenware
pou pu+ poo pull
Pouch   pocket
poud pood pulled
pouer pooer power
pouk pook pluck+ pull
pouk   to poke
poukit pookit plucked+ puny+ meagre
poulie poolie a louse
poupit poopit pulpit
Pouse   a push.
pouss pooss push
Poussie   a hare (also a cat).
poust poost strength+ power+ force
pouter pooter poke+ stir
pouther poother+ pooder powder
pouther   powther
pouts   chicks
pow   the poll
pow   head
Pow't   pulled
powe   poll+ the head
powe   a slow moving stream+ pool
poweheid   tadpole
powk pook poke
powl   pole
pownie powny pony
powt poot poult+ a young game bird
powt   poke+ prod
praisent   present
praisentlie praisently presently+ at this moment
prap   prop
preceese preceise precise+ exactly+ precisely
pree   taste
pree'd   pried (proved)
preen prein pin
prent   print
prentice   apprentice
preser preserr preserve
preses preeses+ preises president+ chairperson
press   large wall cupboard
prest   pressed
pridefu prydefu snobbish
prie   to taste
prief   proof
prig   importune+ plead
priggin   haggling.
prime pryme fill+ stuff+ load
primp   dress-up
primsie   dim. of prim
privie hedge privy hedge privet hedge
prog   probe+ goad
prood   proud
propone   propose
Proushya   Prussia
proven   proved
proveses   provosts
provost   mayor
provribs   proverbs
pruif prufe proof
pruve pruive prove
pruved pruived proved
psaum psaulm psalm
pu'   to pull
pu'   pull
puckle   a small quantity
pudden puddin sausage meat pudding
puddock paddock frog+ toad
puddock stuil   mushroom+ toadstool
puddock's cruddles   frogspawn
puddock-stools   toadstools
pudgetie   short and fat
puffle   puff up
puggelt   exhausted+ done for
puggie   monkey
puil pule pool
puir pure poor
puir   poor
puirtith   poverty
pul   pull
pump   break wind
pun'   pund
punce   pounce
pund   pound weight
pund   pound+ enclosure for animals
puppie   poppy flower
puppie show   a puppet show
purfelt   fat an asthmatic+ plump
purl   pearl
purls   small balls of dung
purpie   purple
pursie   dim. of purse
pushion pooshion poison
puss(ie)   a hare
putt put push+ thrust
Pyet   a magpie
pyke   steal+ pilfer
Pyke   to pick.
pyle pile a snowflake
pyles   grains
pyne   pain
pynt   point
pyock   satchel
pyot   magpie+ irresponsible person
quaisten quaistion+ queystion question
quait quate quiet
quak   quake
quakin-bog   a quagmire
quarrel   a quarry+ quarry stone
quarrel   find fault with+ criticise
quat   quit
quaw qua bog quagmire+ marsh
quean   a young woman
queek   squeak+ cheep
queen   queen
queen o the meidae   meadow-sweet
queern   quern+ a hand milling stone
queesitive queisitive inquisitive
queir queer choir+ a chancel+ church ruin
quey   heifer
quick   swarming+ infested
quickens   couch grass
quietlin-wise   quietly
quinkins   traces of food on pan
quirk   a riddle+ problem
quirkie quirky intricate+ twisted+ cunning+
quit   quit+ leave+ abandon
quitance   receipt
quitten   quit
quo   quoth
quo   said
quo'   quod
quoit   play at curling
quorum   a gathering+ a company
quut   rid+ quit
quyne (NE) quine girl
rab   rob
rack   stretch+ pull+ twist+ dislocate+
rackle   a chain+ the clanking of a chain
rackless   reckless
rackon   reckon
rade   rode
radge   rage+ mad+ violently excited+
rae   roe deer
raen   raven
raep   a rope
raff   plenty
raft   a rafter
rag   rough projection after sawing+
raggit   ragged
raggitie   ragged
raggle   cut unevenly or jaggedly
ragglish   erratic+ uncertain+ wild
ragnail   loose piece of skin or broken
ragweed ragweid ragwort
raible   rabble+ gabble
raibles   recites by rote
raiglar   regular
raik rake roam+ stray
raip rape rope
rair   roar
rair't   roared
rairie   loud+ noisy+ drunk+ bright
rairin   roaring
raise   arouse+ infuriate+ state of
Raise   rase
raised   infuriated+ wild+ over-excited
raither   rather
raivel rile entangle
raize   to excite
rake   rake+ search+ a hoard
ram-stam   headlong
rame raim repeat+ recite+ talk nonsense
ramfeezl'd   exhausted
ramfeisle ramfeezle+ ramfoozle muddle+ confuse+ exhaust
ramgunshoch   surly
rammage   storm about
rammie   a free-for-all+ violent disturbance
rammle   ramble+ wander
ramp   romp+ climbing of plants
rampage   an outburst of rage
ramscuiter ramscooter+ ramscouter beat+ drive off in terror
ramsh   eat greedily
ramskeerie ramskeiry wild restless romp
ramstam   headstrong+ rash+ heedless
ramstouger   rough in manner+ boisterous
ran   ran
rance   diagonal supporting bar on
rander ranner render+ talk idly+ ramble+
randie   aggressive+ a beggar
randie   lawless
randie   randy
rannoch   farn+ bracken
ranshackle   search+ ransack
rant   romp+ sing a tune+ fuss+ complain
rant   to rollick
ranter   sew+ darn or mend roughly
rants   merry meetings; rows.
rap   rap+ dash+ thump
rape   v. raep
raploch   coarse woollen cloth
raploch   homespun
rappit   rapped
raptur rapture a fit of rage
rash   rush plant+ active+ agile
rash-buss   a clump of rushes
rashy   rushy
rasp   a raspberry
rat (S)   a rut+ groove+ scratch
ratch   damage by rough usage
rattan ratton+ rottan rat
rattan   rattoon
rattle   strike or beat repeatedly
ratton-key   the rat-quay
rauchle   loose untidy heap+ ramshackle
raucle   bold+ rash+ strong+ rough+ crude
raught   reached
rave   tore+ a windbag
ravensheuch   Ravenshaugh
raw ra+ raa row
rax   stretch+ pass+ reach
read rade read (Past t.)
read(en)   read (past perf.)
real   real
ream reim+ reem cream+ foam
reap reip reap
reason raison+ reison reason
reave   to rob
reboond   rebound
rebute   rebuff
receit receet+ recait prescription+ recipe
reck   reckon
Red   advised
Red   rede
red-wat-shod   red-wet-shod
red-wud   stark mad
redd red tidy+ prepare+ spawn
redd   free+ rid+ relieve
redd   arrange+ arranged
rede   red
ree   tipsy+ delirious+ crazy
reek reik smoke
reekie reikie smoky
reekie   reeky
reenge reinge range
reeshle reishle rustle
reest reist arrest+ impound+
reestit   scorched
reestit   refused to go
reft   torn+ snatched+ stolen
refuise   refuse
regaird   regard
reid   red
reif   theiving
reist reest cure fish etc.+ frame for curing
reist reest mould-board of plough
rekiver recuiver+ rekivver recover
releegion releigion religion
remeid remeed remedy
remit   terms+ reference
renaig   refuse to do work+ shirk
repeat   refund+ repay
replenish   repair+ renovate
repone   answer+ reply
reser reserr reserve
residenter   resident
retiral   retirement
retour   return
revrent   reverend
rheumatise rheumatis rheumatism
rheums   rheumatic pains
rhyme   repeat+ drone
rhymless   without good reason
richt   right
ricketie   a wooden rattle
rickle   loose heap+ skeleton
rickles   small stacks of corn in the fields.
ricklin'   filtering
ridden   ridden
ride   ride
rief   plunder
rieve reeve+ reive tear+ grab+ snatch+ steal
riever reever+ reiver cattle thief
rife ryfe abundant+ plentifully
rift   belch
rig rigg ridge+ back
rig-bane   back bone
riggin   roofing
riggin   the roof-tree
riglin   undersized or weak animal
rigs o' rye   haystacks
rigwoodie   lean
rimple   wrinkle+ ripple
rin   run
rin the gless   used up the allotted time
rinagate   fugitive
rind   slat of wood
rind   render+ melt down fat etc.
rind   hoar-frost
ring   reign
ringin   domineering
ripp   a handful of corn from the sheaf
rippet   noisy boisterous uproar
ripplin-kame   the wool or flax comb
ripture riptur rupture
riskit   cracked
risp   file+ saw roughly
rissom rizzom single ear of oats
rive   to split
riven rivven torn
rizzar   redcurrant
roarin' fu'   extremely drunk
roch ruch rough
rochle   rough+ rough person etc.
rock   a distaff
rockin   a social meeting
rodden   rowan berries
rone   roof gutter
rone-pipe   drainpipe
Roon   round
roond   round
roond aboot   around
roose rooze rouse
Roose   to praise
Roose   reputation
Roosty   rusty
roset   resin+ roset
rosidandrum   rhododendron
rosie   reddish marble
rot   rot
rottan   a rat
rotten   rotted
rottit   rotted
rouk rook riot+ disturbance
roun'   round
roup roop shout+ roar+ hoarseness
roup roop plunder+ rob+ prune
roupet   exhausted in voice.
roushae Rooshie+ Roosha Russia
roust roost rust
rout root sea roar+ rumble
Routh   v. rowth
Routhie   well-stocked.
rove   wander in thought or speech
row   rowe
rowan   mountain ash
rowan' fu'   pregnant
rowe row roll+ tie
rowed   rolled
rowk rouk+ rook mist+ fog
rowle   rule
rown   rolled
rowp roup plunder+ devour+ sell by auction
rowst   shout+ roar+ bellow+ arouse
rowt   roar of animals+ play a horn
rowte   to low
rowth   plenty
rozet   resin
rubbage   rubbish
rue   repent+ regret
ruid rude rood
ruif rufe roof
ruind rind edge of strip of cloth
ruit   root
rumgumption   common sense
rummle reimle rumble
rummlie   stony soil
rump   topside beef cut
run   ran
run-deils   downright devils
runch   crunch+ grind the teeth+ a bite
rung   a strong stick
rung   a cudgel
runkelt runkilt creased+ crumpled
runkl'd   wrinkled
runkle   wrinkle
runt   decayed tree stump
Runt   a cabbage or colewort stalk.
ruse   a trick+ cunning
rusk   claw+ scratch
Ryke   to reach.
ryle rile royal
ryme rime hoar-frost+ frosty haze or mist
rynd   get in order
rype   ransack+ rifle+ clean
ryve rive tear
ryved   torn
sab   sob
sae   so
sael   bind cattle+ cattle bind
saft   soft
saicrament   sacrament
said sayed+ sayd said
saidle   saddle
saidler   saddler
saikless sakeless innocent+ feeble
saim same fat+ grease+ lard
sain sane bless+ protect
sain sayen+ sayn said
sain   fond
saip sape soap
sair sare sore+ very
sair   to serve
sair   sairly
sairie sairry sorry
saithe saith full grown coalfish
saitin   satin
saitisfee   satisfy
sall sal shall
samin   same
Sandy   Sannack
sang   song+ sang
sang   song
sanna   shan't
sanshach   wily+ shrewd
sant   disappear+ vanish
sap   a sop
sappie   juicy meat+ plump+ soggy
sapple   soak with water
sapples   soapy lathers
saps   pieces of brad soaked in milk
sapsie   soft+ sloppy+ effeminate
sark serk shirt
sarkin   roof boarding
Sassenach   English (Saxon)
sassenger   sausage
sat   sat
sattle   settle
sauch saugh sallow+ willow
saucht   ease+ quiet
saud   to scald
sauf   safe+ save
saugh   the willow
saughs   willows
saul sawl soul (religious)
saumon   salmon
saumont   sawmont
saunt   saint
sauntlie   saintly
saur   taste+ smell+ slight breeze
saurless   tasteless+ lacking in wit
saut   salt
saut-backets   v. backets
savendie   strong+ secure+ trustworthy
saw   saw (wood)
saw   to sow
Sawbath   Sunday
sawd   sawed
sawe saw sow
sawed   sowed
sawn   sawed
sawney   v. sandy
sax   six
saxpence   sixpence
saxt   sixth
saxteen   sixteen
saxteent   sixteenth
saxtie   sixty
say   say
scabbit skabbit scabbed+ bare infertile land
scaff skaff scrounge+ gather what is
scaffenger skaffenger scavenger
scaffie skaffie street sweeper+ refuse collector
scallion skallion a spring onion
scam skam burn+ singe
scance skance scan+ analyse+ glance
scant skant lack+ scarcity
scantlins skantlins scarcely
scar   to scare
scar   v. scaur
scart skart scratch
scathe   scaith
scaud skaud scold
scaul   scold
scauld   to scold
scaum skaum scorch+ singe
scaup skaup scalp+ this soil+ stony ground
scaur skaur scar+ steep rock+ precipee
scaur   afraid; apt to be scared
scaw skaw scaly skin disease+ barnacles
scawt skawt having a skin disease
scent   scent+ small quantity
scheme skeme plan+ housing estate
scho   she
schuil skuil+ scuil+ scule+ schule school
scissor   pair of scissors
sclaff sklaff strike with open hand
sclaffer sklaffer clumsy flat footed person
sclam sklam climbed
sclammer sklammer clamber
sclatch sklatch smear+ smudge+ a heavy fall
sclate sklate slate
scleff skleff thin and flat+ thin slice
sclender sklender slender
sclent sklent aslant
sclent sklent move at a slant+ squint
scleush (NE) skleush walk clumsily
scliff skliff shuffle+ strike+ segment of orange
sclim sklim climb
sclimt sklimt climbed
sclinter sklinter splinter+ break off
sclum sklum climbed
scly   slide+ skate as on ice
sclyte sklite fall+ work clumsily
scob skob twig+ rod or slat of wood
scodge skodge a servant+ do rough work
sconce skonce guard
scone   crush flat
scone   scone+ flat round baked cake
sconner   disgust
sconner   sicken
scoor skoor+ skour scour+ light shower+ gust
scoor-oot   scatter coins
scoorie   scruffy+ shabby
scoot skoot+ skout squirt+ spout+ hurry+ scout
score skore scratch a mark+ crevice
scouk skook+ skouk conceal+ hide
scouk skook skulk+ avoid+ scowl
scoul skool scowl
scour the durk   drive out the big clumsy person
scoush skoosh squirt
scoush skoosh gush in spurts
scousher skoosher a sprinkler device
scouth skooth scope
scowder skowder burn+ scorch+ over toast
scowe skowe flat bottomed boat
scowes skowes barrel staves+ splinters
scowthe skowthe freedom+ scope
scrae skrae stunted+ shrivelled
scraible skraible+ skraibil scrabble
scraichin   calling hoarsely
scrammle skrammil scramble
scran skran scraps of food+ beg
scrat skrat scratch+ claw+
scrauch skrauch scream+ shout
scrauchle skrauchil scramble with hands and feet
scree skree loose stones+ sieve
screed scried+ skreid long speech or piece of writing
screed   a rip
screed   to repeat rapidly
screenge screinge scour+ search
screich skreech+ skraich screech
screich   break
scriechin   screeching
scriegh   skriegh
scrieve screeve+ screive+ skreive write
scriever skreiver+ screiver+ screever writer
scrievin   careering
scrimp skrimp skimp
scrimpit   scanty
scrink skrink shrivel+ shrink
scriptur scripter scripture
scrog skrog stunted bush or tree
scroggie   scroggy
scruif skruif+ scrufe+ skrufe scruff+ scurf+ scab
scrunkit skrunkit shrunken+ shrivelled
scrunt skrunt worn by use+ scrape
scud skud a blow+ smack+ naked
scuddie skuddie naked
scuff skuff graze
scug skug hide+ shelter
scuip scupe+ skip scoop+ brim of hat+ cap peak
scuipit bunnet skippit bunnet cloth cap with peak
sculdudd'ry   bawdry
sculdudderie skulldudderie fornication
scult skult slap+ smack
scumfish scomfish suffocate+ choke
scunge squeenge prowl about
scunner skunner disgust
scunneration   causing disgust
scunnersome   disgusting
scurl skurl scab
scurrivaig skurrivaig tramp+ vagabond+ aimlessly roam
scutter   do messily
sea   sea
sea maw   sea gull
sea pyot   oyster catcher
season saison season
seat sait seat
sech   sigh
seck   sack
secretar   secretary
sederunt sederount list of present at meeting
see sie see
see'd seed saw
seed   seed
seein gless   mirror
seek   seek
seek seik sick+ vomit
seek seik+ siek soak+ ooze
seeken   sicken
seel seil happiness+ bliss+ prosperity
seelfu   pleasant+ happy
seem   seem
seen   seen+ saw
seendle seindle rare+ seldom
seep   ooze+ leak
seerup seirup syrup
seestem seistem system
seetiation seitiation situation
seg segg sedge+ yellow flag iris
seg   sag
seggan   a wild iris
seicont saicont+ seecont+ saicant second
seil seel strain+ filter
seisins   freehold possessions.
sel sell self
sell   sell
sell'd   sell't
selt sellt sold
semmit   woollen undershirt
semple   simple
sen'   send
send   send
sent   sent
September   September
ser sair+ serr serve
serrin sairin serving
sert saired+ serred served+ satisfied+ full-up
servit servette napkin
set   set+ sit
set   sat.
sets   becomes
Seturday   Saturday
severals   several persons or things
sey   sieve+ trial piece of work
sgagivenent   skinny adolescent
shachl'd   shapeless
shackled   shapeless
shae   shoe
shaidae shaida+ shaddie shadow
shaird   shred
shairp sherp sharp
shairpit   sharpened
shak   shake
shakit shakkit shaken
shakit   shook
shaks   shakes
shammle shammil shamble
shanagan   a cleft stick
shangie   a forked stick+ a row
shangies   handcuffs
shank   leg+ walk+ shaft
shanna   shall not
shap   shop
shape   shape
shapit   shaped
sharg   small+ stunted person
sharn   cattle dung
shauchelt shauchilt worn out+ out of shape
shauchle scauchil shuffle
shaul   shallow
shauld   shallow
shaver   a funny fellow
shavie   trick
shaw   show+ display
shaw   copse
she shae+ sheu she
shear sheir shear+ clip
shear moose   shrew
shearer   reaper
shearin'   cutting hay
shears   scissors
shed shedd separate+ divide
sheel   shell
sheen shein shine+ gleam+ glisten
sheep   sheep
sheep-shank   a sheep's trotter; nae sheep-shank bane = a person of no small
sheerly   wholly
sheers   scissors
shelin   cottage
sheltie   Shetland pony
shenachie   storyteller
sherra-moor   sheriffmuir
sherrack   a noisy quarrel
sheuch   ditch+ trench
sheugh   a ditch
sheuk shuik shook
sheuken   shaken
shevel showl twisted mouth+ twist+ bitter taste
shew   sow+ sowed
shewd   sowed
shewd   sown
shewn   sown
shiel sheil temporary rough hut
shielin shieling+ sheilin high summer pasture
shilagie   coltsfoot (plant)
shilfie shillie+ shilfa chaffinch
shill   shrill
shilp   bitter
shilpie   thin+ puny
shilpit   pale+ sickly+ weak
shin   ridge or steep hill face
shirpit   thin+ shrunken
shirra   sheriff
shite   defecate+ excrement
shiver   shiver+ shudder
shivereens   small bits
shock   a paralytic stroke
shod   shod
shoden   shod
Shog   a shake
shooin'   being shod
shool   a shovel
shoon   shoes
shore   threaten+ scold
shore   to offer
shored   threatened
shorn   shorn
short syne   a little while ago
shot   shot
shotten   shot
shoud shuid+ shude+ suld should+ ought
shouder shooder+ shoother shoulder
shouer shooer shower+ pang of pain
shoug shog shake jolt
shougle shoggle shake
shouglie   shay+ unsteady
shouldna   should not.
shoup   shaped
shouther   showther
shouther   shoulder
show'rs   showers
showd   rock+ sway
showl   scowl
showl   grimace
shreed shreid shred
shrood   shroud
shrunkelt   shrunken+ shrivelled
shue shoo+ shew swing+ rock or sway
shuester   sempster
shuil shule+ shool shovel
shuin shune+ shoon shoes
shuir   sure
shuir shure shore v.
shuirlie   surely
shuit shute shoot
shure   shore (did shear)
shyve shive a slice
sib   related
sic   such
siccan   such
siccar   secure+ safe+ certain+ sure
sicht   sight
sicker   steady
siclike   such like+ of the same kind+
sicwice   thus
sidelins   sideways
sieven seeven+ saiven seven
sievent   seventh
sieventeent   seventeenth
sieventie   seventy
sile syle newly hatched young fish
sillar siller silver
siller   money+ silver
simmen   straw rope for thatch
simmer   summer
sin sen since+ ago
sin   sun+ son
sin syne   since then
sinder sinner part+ separate
sinder   to part company from
sinderie sinnerie sundry
sindoun   sunset
sindrins   a fork in the road
sindry   sundry
sing   sing
singe   singe
singed   singed
singet   singed
singit   sang
single   single
sinn   the sun
sinny   sunny
sirple   sip+ drink continuously
sist   delay proceedings (legal)
sister   sister
sit   sit
skaich scaich sponge+ obtain
skaich scaich pilfer+ disappointment
skail scail spill
skailie scallie+ scailie a slate+ a slate pencil
skails   spills
skailt   spilled
skair scar+ scare timid+ shy
skaith   damage
skaith n. scaith harm
skaithe v. scathe harm
skathie scathie fence
skeel skeel skill+ experience
skeer skeir scare
skeetch skeitch ice-skate
skeetcher skeitcher stone for piever
skeich skeech+ sceech frisky+ restless+ in high spirits
skeichen skeechen timid+ fussy about food
skeigh   skiegh
skelf scelf splinter
skellie scellie squinting+ glance+ exaggerate+
skelloch   scream+ wild mustard
skellochs   screams
skellum   scamp+ rogue+ scoundrel
skelp scelp slap
skelp   to spank; skelpin at it = driving at it
skelpie-limmer's-face   a technical term in female scolding
skelter   scurry+ scamper+ rush
skelvy   shelvy
skemmels   slaughterhouse+ meat or
skemmle   shamble
skemp   scamp
skep   basket+ beehive
skerrie skerry ridge+ precipice+ rock in sea
skerry   rocky island or reef
skew   go off the straight+ twist
skewl   turn aside+ twist
skiddle   splash+ spill+ a mess
skiddle   move quickly and lightly
skiddlie   small+ insignificant
skiegh   v. skeigh
skiff   skim
skiffin   slight fall of now+ thin partition+
skiffle skiffil skip or skim across
skiffs   blows
skift   skip+ skim+ fall lightly
skilt   move about quickly and lightly
skimmer   flicker+ shimmer
skink   shin or knuckle of beef+ pour
skinking   watery
skinkle   glitter+ gleam+ sparkle
skinklin   glittering
skione   large amount of something soft
skirl   to cry or sound shrilly
skirt   run away+ play truant
skitter   have diarrhoea
sklent   a slant
sklent   to slant
skouth   scope
skriech   a scream
skriegh   to scream
skyce (NE) skice leave quickly without detection
skyme skime glance or gleam
skyre skire shine+ glitter+ clear+ bright
skyrin   flaring
skyte skite squirt
skyve skive roam+ shave+ pare+ slice off
slabber   salivate+ talk drivel+ slobber
slack   a hollow between hills
slade slaid slid
slae   sloe+ slow worm
slaiger   smear
slaik slake lick+ slobber
slair   smear
slairie   a smear+ daub+ lick of paint
slaister   feed or work messily
slaisterie   wet and dirty+ muddy
slaisterin   untidy+ careless and messy
slait slate abuse
slaiter   wood louse
slap slop narrow pass
slap   a breach in a fence; a gate.
slauchter   slaughter
slaurie   spread or splash with mud etc.
slaw slaa slow+ slowly
sled   sledge
slee   sly+ clever+ skilled
sleek sleik smooth+ deceitful+ cunning
sleekit sleikit sly+ smooth
sleep   sleep
sleepit   slept
slees   slinks
slerp   slobber+ daub with something
slicht   sleight+ slight
slid   slippery+ smooth
slidd'ry   slippery
slidden   slid
slidder   slip+ slide+ slither
slide slyde slide
slidie   slippery
slidit   slid
slink   smooth crafty person
slippie   slippery
slippit   slipped
slitter   work or walk messily in water etc
slitterie   wet and messy+ sloppy
sloch   slough+ outer skin
sloch   eat noisily
slock(en)   quench thirst+ put out fire
slockin   a drink+ enough drink
slogger   a dirty untidy person
sloken   to slake
sloonge slounge lounge
slootch   slouch+ crouch+ cower
slorach   slobber
slork   make a slobbering noise
slorp   slobber+ squelch
sloum sloom slumber
sloush sloosh sluice+ splash
slouster slooster work untidily or messily
sluch   a slough
slump   lump together+ a marsh
slung   a sling
slunk   wet and muddy hollow+ ditch
slunken   weak- or starved looking
slup   slip
sluppit   slipped
slype slipe a hard slap or smack
slypet   slipped.
sma'   small.
smaa sma+ smaw small
smad   stain+ discolour
smairg   smear with something oily
smairt smert smart
smatter   smash+ shatter
smeddum   spirit+ energy
smeddum   a powder
smeek smeik smoke
smiddie smiddy smithy, blacksmith
smirk   smile
smirl   smirk
smirr   fine rain
smirtle   giggle+ snigger
smit   infect+ attack+ spot+ stain
smoch   thick fog or smoke
smoor'd   smothered
smoors   smothers
smore   smother+ suffocate+ choke
smorin   thick choking
smou smoo smile
smouder smooder smoulder
smouk smook slink or sneak
smoul smool slip away
smourach smoorach fine dust or powder
smourich smoorich kiss
smourichs   kisses
smous smoos smiles
smoutie   smutty
smowt   salmon fry+ smolt
smudge   smirk
smue smew smile
smuir smour+ smure smother
smuist smuste smoulder
smush   crush+ smash
smytrie   a small collection; a litter.
snack   snap+ bite+ quick+ sharp+ alert
snagger   snore loudly
snail   a slug
snakin   sneering
snap   smart
snapper   to stumble
snar   severe+ strict
snash   snap+ vituperate+ sneer+
snash   pert+ saucy
snash   abuse
snaw sna+ snaa snow
snaw bree   melting snow
snaw-broo   snow-brew (melted snow)
snawd   snowed
snawn   snowed
sneck   latch+ snap+ a notch
sned   prune
sneesh   snuff+ take snuff
sneesh sneish sneeze
sneeshin mill   a snuff-box
sneest sneist behave contemptuously+ a taunt
sneestie   cheeky
sneiter sneeter giggle+ weep
snell   chilly
snell   bitter+ severe+ sharp to taste
snib   bolt+ fasten
snib   fasten+ cut+ slice
snicher   snigger+ tittle
snick   a latch; snick-drawing = scheming; he weel a snick can draw = he is
snievel sneevil snivel
snifter   sniff+ snivel+ snort+ snore
snirlie   gusty+ biting wind
snirt   suppressed laughing
snirtle   sneer
snirtle   to snigger
snochter   nasal mucus
snochter-dichter   handkerchief
snod   smooth+ level+ neat
snodge   pace
snoit   snore
snoods   fillets worn by maids
snool   to cringe
snoot   snout
Snoove   to go slowly
snorl   knot+ tangle+ twist
snowk   sniff+ smell
snowkit   snuffed
snuid snude fishing line
snuil snule submit tamely
snuve snuive glide+ spin
socht   sought
socht(en)   sought
sock   ploughshare
sodger sojer soldier
soiree swaree soiree
solvendie   firm+ safe+ sure
some sum some
some bit   somewhere
some ither bodie   someone else
somebodie   someone
somegate   somewhere
somegate   somehow
someither   some other
something   something
somewey   somehow or other
somewey   somewhere
sonse   abundance+ prosperity+
sonsie   fortunate+ plump
sonsie   sonsy
soom   to swim
soond   sound+ noise+ healthy
soop   sweep
soopit   swept
soor   sour
soor-douk soor-dook buttermilk+ yoghurt
soorock   sorrel
sooth   south
Soothron   English
sorn (on)   sponge or scrounge off
sorner   sponger
sorrae sorra sorrow
sort   tidy+ arrange+ repair
soss   a wet soggy mess
sotter   simmer
sou soo sow+ pig
souch sooch sough+ sigh
souder   solder+ unite+ combine
Sough   v. sugh
soughs   sighs
souk sook suck+ teachers pet
soukie soorocks sookie soorocks wood sorrel
soukit   sucked
soum soom swim
soumed   swam
soumer   swimmer
soup soop sip
soupe   sup
souple soople supple
souse soose strike+ a thump
souter   shoemaker+ cobbler
sowans sooans oat husks and meal steeped
sowans nicht   Christmas eve
sowens   porridge of oat flour
sowff   hum+ draught
sowk   drench+ tipple
sowl   soul+ person
sowps   sups
sowth   to hum or whistle in a low tune.
sowther   to solder
spae   foretell+ prophesize
spaewife   female fortune teller
spaicial   special
spail spale splinter+ work
spails   chips
spainyie   Spanish+ Indian cane
spairge   scatter+ sprinkle
Spairge   to splash; to spatter.
spaiver   trousers' front opening
spak   spoke
spake spaik spoke of wheel+ perch
spang   span
spank   move quickly
spar   wooden bolt+ rung+ perch
sparrae sparra sparrow
spart   slatted
spartle   leap+ spring
spat   spat
spate   heavy downpour+ tears
spates   floods
spaul-bane   shoulder blade
spavie   the spavin
spavit   spavined
speak speik speak
speal speel+ spiel+ speil splinter+ wood chip
spean spein+ suckling animal
spean   to wean
speariment   spearmint
speat   a flood
speeder speider spider
speel speil spell of time
speel   to climb
speer   spier
speerit speirit+ spreet spirit
speet   to spit
speil speel climb+ play+ game+ story
speir speer+ spier inquire+ ask
speirins   information+ news
speirt   inquired
speld spel split+ cut+ slice open
spelder   split+ cut up+ sprawl
spelk   sharp splinter+ splint
spell v.   spell words
spence   inner room of house
spence   the parlor
spendrif   prodigal+ extravagant+
spentacles   spectacles
sperfle sperfil scatter
speug spug house-sparrow
spew speu flow+ pour
spicket spigot outdoor tap
spier   v. speer
spier+ spiered   ask+ asked
spindrift   windy spray
spinner   spider+ daddy-longlegs
spinnin jenny   daddy-longlegs
spirl   a small slender shoot
spit   spit
spitten eemage   exact image
splairge   smatter+ besmear
splat   split
spleet spleit split
spleetit   split
spleuchan   leather pouch
splore   frolic+ escapade+ outing+ explore
splore   a frolic; a carousal
splorer   explorer
splurt   squirt
splyce splice a sliver of wood+ splinter
spoken   spoken
spoot   spout
spounge spoonge ooze+ mop
sprachl'd   clambered
sprad   spread
sprat   reedy rush or grass
sprattle   scramble+ struggle+ sprawl
sprauchle   climb+ struggle+ sprawl
spreckle   speckle
spreckled   speckled
spreid speed spread
spreidit   spread
spring   a quick tune; a dance
springheid   source+ origin
sprit-new   brand-new
sprittie   full of roots or sprouts (a kind of rush)
sproush sproosh spruce+ brisk+ spruce-tree
Sprush   spruce
spuin   spoon
spulyie   plunder+ spoil
spunk   spark+ match
spunkie   will of the wisp+ small fire
spunkie   full of spirit
spunkie   liquor
spunkies   jack-o'-lanterns
spurtle spurtil porridge stick
spurtle-blade   the pot-stick
sputten   spat
spyle spile spoil
spylt   spoiled
squatter   to flap
squattle   to squat; to settle
squeak squaik squeal+ squeak+ squawk
squeegee squeegie at wrong angle+ out of shape
squyle squile squeal
Srivling   Stirling
staa staw stall+ queasy feeling
staa staw surfeit+ stall
stacher   stagger+ stumble
stack   stuck
staggie   dim. of staig
staig   stalk+ stallion
staik   to stroke.
stainch stench stanch+ satisfy with food
stainchel stainshell iron bar+ grating
stair   stair(s)
stairch sterch starch
stairheid   top landing
staive stave sprain
staiver   saunter+ easy going
stale stail foundation of haystack
stamack   stomach
stammer   stumble+ stagger
stan'   stand
stan't   stood
stance   station+ site+ bus stop platform
stane   stone
stane chack(art)   stonechat
stane chipper   wheatear
Stanehoose   Stonehouse
Stanetoun   Stenton
stang   sting+ stung+ a pole+ bar or rod
stangt   stung
stank   a moat; a pond
stank   drain+ pond
stans   stands
stap   step+ cram
stap   to stop
stap-faither   step-father
stappit   stepped+ stuffed
stapple   a stopper
stapt+ stapit   filled to bursting
stark   strong
starn   star+ pupil of eye
starnie   starry
starnies   dim. of starn
starns   stars
startle   to course
staumrel   half-witted
staun   stand
staund   stand
staundart standart standard+ upright pole
staurn   star
stave   sprain+ wrench
staves   (broken) pieces
staw staa stole
staw   a stall
staw   to surfeit; to sicken
steal   steal
stealt   stolen
steam   steam
steamie   public wash-house
stech   stuff
stechie   stiff
stechin   cramming
steek   to shut; to close; to touch; to stitch; to harden
Steenhyve   Stonehaven
steepend steipend+ stipend stipend+ clergy's salary
steer steir stir
steeve stieve+ steave+ steive firm+ stiff+ true
steeve   compact
steg   stride
steid steed place+ situation+ farm buildings
steidin   steading
steirs   stirs
stell   prop+ support+ place in position
stell   whisky still
sten   a leap; a spring
sten't   sprang
stend   leap+ spring+ bound
stent   stint+ fixed task+ stretch
stent   annual fee
stent   stretch
stented   erected; set on high
stents   assessments
stert stairt start
sterve stairve starve
steuch   cloud of dust+ uproar+ stink
stevel   stumble
stey   live at+ stay
stey   steep
steyest   steepest
stibble   stubble
stibble-rig   chief reaper
stick   stick
stick-an-stowe   completely
stickers   goose-grass
stickit   stuck
stiddie   anvil
still an on   nevertheless
stilt   limp (with the aid of stilts)
Stimpart   a quarter peck
stinkin Billie   sweet William
stinkin Willie   ragwort
stint   restrict
stirk   ox
stirk   heifer
Stirk   a young bullock
stishie   bustle+ uproar
stob   stake+ fence post+ a thorn+ stab
stock   hard plant stalk+ block of wood
stock   a plant of cabbage; colewort
stoited   stumbled
stoiter'd   staggered
stoond   ache +throb+ tingle+ astound
stoor   harsh
stoot   stout
stop   stop
stoppit   stopped
storm cock   missle thrush
stot   stagger+ stumble
stot   bullock+ clumsy person+ bounce
stotter   stagger+ stumble+ rebound
stouk stook shock of corn
stoukie stookie stucco+ plaster+ slow witted
stoun'   pang
stound   sudden pang of the heart
stour stoor dust
stour (bide the stour)   bear the struggle
stoure   dust
stourie   dusty
stovies   stewed potatoes
stowe stow fill with food
stowed oot   full+ packed
stown   stolen
stownlins   by stealth
stowp   liquid measure+ tankard
stoyte   to stagger
strack strak struck
strae   straw
strae death   death in bed
strag   stray pigeon
straidle   straddle
strak   struck
strake straik stroke+ blow+ spear+ spread
stramash   uproar
stramp   tramp+ walk
strang   strong
strange streenge+ stringe strange
strauchle   struggle
straucht   straight
straught   straight
straught   to stretch
straun   street gutter+ little stream
stravaig   wander+ roam
strave   strove
straw   strew
strawn   strewn
streamer(s)   aurora borealis
streek streek stretch
streekit   stretched
streeng streeng string
streetched   stretched out
strenth   strength
strick strik strike
striddle   to straddle
strinkle   sprinkle
strip   stripe+ strip
strive   strive
striven   strove
stron't   lanted
strone   urinate
strounge stroonge bitter+ harsh+ gruff+ sullen
stroup stroop spout
strowe strow strew+ struggle+ quarrel
strucken   struck
strunt   strut
strunt   sulk
strunt   liquor
strunt   to swagger
stucken   stuck
stuckie   starling
studdie   an anvil.
studie   study
stuid stude stood
stuiden   stood
stuil stule stool+ bench+ counter
stuit stute prop+ support
stummle   stumble
stumpie   dim. of stump; a worn quill
stunkart   sullen
stupit   stupid
sturt   worry
sturtin   frighted
styme stime glimpse+ particle
styme   the faintest trace
styte stite nonsense+ stagger
subscrieve subscreive subscribe
succar   sugar
sucker   sugar
sud   should
suddent   suddenly
suddle   dirty soil
sugh   sough
suidna   shouldn't oughtn't
suin sune soon
suiner   sooner+ rather
suit sute soot + suit
sumf sumph stupid+ sullen+ sulky person
sumph   churl
Sunday   Sunday
sune   soon
sung   sang
sunge   singed
suthron   southern.
sutten   sat past perf.
swadge swage subside+ relax
swaird   sward
swall swal swell
swall'd   swelled
swallae swalla+ swallie swallow
swalt   swollen
swank   agile+ strong+ smart
swank   limber
swankies   strapping fellows
swap   exchange
swapped   swopped
swarf   faint
swat   sweated
swatch   a glimpse+ example
swats   new ale.
sweel swiel+ sweil swell
sweeng sweing swing
sweer sweir lazy+ unwilling+ reluctant
sweer   v. dead-sweer
sweevel sweil+ swievel swivel
sweir sweer swear
sweit sweet sweat
sweitit   sweated
sweltrie   hot+ sultry
swey   sway+ swerve
swick   deceive+ swindler
swine swyne pig(s)
swinge   heavy blow
swipper   quick+ nimble
swirl swurl twist+ twirl+ coil
swirlie   twisted
swith   quickly+ at once
swither   be uncertain+ hesitate
swoom   swim
swoor   swore.
sworn swurn sworn
swuire swure swore
swurd   sword
swutten   sweated
swyre swire hollow between hills
sy(v)er syre ditch+ drain+ gutter
sybae sybie+ syboe spring onion
sybow   a young union
sye   strain in sieve
syes   chives
syke sike small stream
synd syne+ syn rinse+ wash out+ swill
syne sine then+ since that time
sype sipe seep+ soak+ ooze
sypins   leakings+ last drops
tack   a lease+ period of time
tack   possession
tacket   small nail
tadger   penis
tae   in comparison with
tae   toe+ to
tae   to+ until
tae'd   toed
tae-brig   draw bridge
tae-come   profit
tae-draucht   attractive force
tae-faw   lean-to building
tae-flicht   refuge+ asylum
tae-nam   nick name
taed   toad
taein   taking
taen   taken
taet   small quantity
taiblet   tablet
taid   toad
taidspue   toad spawn
taigelt   hindered
taigle   harass+ delay+ detain+ hinder
taiken   token
tailyie   cut or slice of meat
tainant   tenant
tairge targe+ terge beat+ scold+ cross-examine
tairge   to target
tairible tairrible terrible
tairt   tart
taissle   entangle
tait tate a small quantity
taiver   wander
taivers   rags+ tatters+ shreds
taivert   muddled+ bewildered
tak   take
taks   takes
tald   told
tallae talla+ tallie tallow
tane   one in contrast to other
tangs   tongs
tansie tansy ragwort
tap   top
tap-pickle   the grain at the top of the stalk
tapetless   senseless
tapmost   topmost
tappet-hen   a crested hen-shaped bottle holding three quarts of claret
tappietourie tappietoorie tassel+ pom-pom
tappit   topped
taps   tops
tapsalteirie tapsalteerie upside down+ muddled
targe   to examine.
tarragat   question closely+ pester
tarrock   a turn (bird)
tarrow   linger
tarrow   to tarry; to be reluctant
tash   damage+ stain
tashie   tattered
tassie   cup
tassie   a goblet
tattie tawtie potato
tattie-boggle   scarecrow
tattrel   rag
taucht   taught
tauk   talk
tauld   told
taupie   foolish+ awkward+ giddy+ idle
taur   tar
taut   tangled tuft of hair or wool
taw taa knead+ twist+ tug
tawie   tractable.
tawpie   a foolish woman
taws   leather strap
tawted   matted
tea   tea+ evening meal
teach teich teach
teacht   taught
teats   small quantities
teckle   tackle
tedisome   tedious+ tiresome
teel teil till land
teem teim pour rain
teen   vexation
teend teen+ tein rage+ provoke
teepical teipical typical
teerant teirant tyrant
teet teit peep+ peer+ glance+ squeak
teeth   teeth
teetle teitle title
teind teend+ teen+ tein a tenth part
teir teer+ terr tear+ wild vetch
televeesion telveesion television
tell   tell
tell'd   told
tellt   told
telt tellt told
temper-pin   a fiddle-peg; the regulating pin of the spinning-wheel
ten   ten
tend   attend to+ look after+ see to
tender tenner sickly+ in poor health
tenner   ten pound note
tenon   tendon
tent   attend to+ care
tent   tenth
tent   to tend; to heed; to observe
tentie   careful+ attentive
tentier   more watchful
tentless   inattentive
tester   an old silver coin about sixpence in value
teuch   tough
teuchit   lapwing
teuchter chuchter highlander+ bumpkin (contempt)
teug   tug
teugh   tough.
teuk   took
teylor teylour tailor
thack   thatch n.v.
thack   thatch; thack and rape = the covering of a house
thae   those
thae adj.   these
thae dem. pron.   those
thaim   them
thair   their
thairm   small guts; catgut (a fiddle-string)
thairs   theirs
thairsels   themselves
than   then
thare   there
thareawa   thereabouts
thareoot   outside
that   that+ which+ who(rel. pron.)
that   so
thatwey   in that way+ like that
thay thai they
the conter   on the contrary
The Crail   Crail
the hale haill the whole
the lenth o   as far as
The Mey   May Island
The Nethertoun   Nethertown
The Pans   Prestonpans
the sel o ye   yourselves
the sel o't   itself
the t'ae hauf o't   one half of it
the tane   the one
the tither   the other
the tither hauf   the other half
the war   there was/were
the wey o't   how it goes
the'r   there is / are
the-day   today
the-morn   tomorrow
the-nicht   tonight
the-nou   just now
the-streen   last evening
theckit   thatched
thee   thigh
theevle theevil+ theivil+ thievil+ theevle short stick for stirring food
thegither   together
thenk   thank
thenkrif thankrife very grateful
thesaurer   treasurer
thick   v. pack an' thick
thiefs   thieves
thieveless   forbidding
thig   beg+ cadge
thiggin   begging
thimmle   thimble
thing hing+ hin thing
thingmie thingmy a thing
think   think
Thir   these.
thir (dem. pron.)   these
thir adj.   those
thirl   be bound+ obligation
Thirl'd   thrilled.
thirsel(s)   themselves
this   this
thiswey   this way
tho   though+ indeed
thocht   thought
thole   endure
thon   those (yonder)
thonder thonner yonder
thoosan   thousand
thoosant   thousandth
thorter   across (timber grain)+ thwart
thou'se   thou shalt
thoum thoom thumb
thowe   thaw
thoweless   listless
thowless   lazy
thrang   throng+ busy
thrapple   throat; the windpipe; throttle
thrash   thrash+ thresh
thrave   throve
thrave   twenty-four sheaves of corn
thraw   throw+ twist
thraw   to twist; to turn; to thwart
thrawart   awkward
thrawd   threw+ twisted
thrawn   difficult+ twisted+ perverse
thrawn   thrown+ twisted
thrawn   obstinate(ly)
thraws   throes
threap threip+ threep insist
three-ply   triple
threeplet   triplet
threesome   trio
threid threed thread
threidit   threaded
threidit   thread
threit threet threat n.
thresh   thrash
threttan thirttan+ thirteen thirteen
threttant   thirteenth
thretteen   thirteen
thretty   thirty
threw   threw+ twisted
thrid   third
thrien threen thriven
thrissle   thistle
thristed   thirsted
thrittie   thirty
thrittient   thirteenth
thrive   thrive
thro'   through
throu   through
throu   over+ completed
throu'ther (through other)   pell-mell
througate   passage way+ lane
through   mak to through = make good.
throuither   any how+ in confusion
thruish   thrashed
thruishen   thrashed
thrum   strum
thrummle   squeeze+ wring
Thummart   polecat.
thummle thimmle thimble
thunner   thunder
Thy lane   alone
tice tyce entice+ cox
ticht   tight
tid   time or season
tift   tiff+ quarrel
tig   tap+ pat
tight   girt
til   to
till   until
till't   to it
Tillicoutrie   Tillicoultry
timeous   at the proper time
timmer   timber
timmer   timber
timorsome   nervous+ timid
tine   to lose; to be lost
tingle v.   tinkle+ chime
tinin   losing
tinkle   trifle
tinkler   tinker
tint   lost
tip   v. toop
tippence   two pence
tipper   walk on tiptoes+ well dressed
tirl   vibrate+ quiver
tirl   to strip
tirl   to knock for entrance
tirr   strip+ remove
tirraneese tirraneise harass with overwork
tirrivee tirrivie rage+ excitement
tishie   tissue (paper)
titch   touch
tither   the other
tittlin   whispering
to-fa'   the fall
tocher   (to give a) dowry
tocher-gude   marriage portion
tod   fox
toom   empty
toon   town
toop   tup
topsalteerie   topsy-turvy
torn   torn
tortie   tortoise
tortur torter torture
toss   the toast
tossle   tassel
tot   the sum total+ the whole lot
tottie   tiny
tottle   toddle
touel tooel towel
touer toor tower
toun toon town; farm steading
tourocks   smoke from chimneys
tousie toosie disordered+ dishevelled+ rough
Tousie   shaggy
tousle toosle ruffle
tousled   tangled
tout   blast
tove   rise into air+ stream out
Tow   flax
towe   tow+ rope
towmond   towmont
towmont   twelve months+ a year
towsing   rumpling (equivocal)
towt   slight illness+ huff
toyte   to totter
tozie   flushed with drink
traik trake ill+ wander+ trek
traikle traicle treacle
traivels   travels
traivelt   travelled+ walked
traivle traivil travel+ walk
trams   shafts
transmogrify   change
trashtrie   small trash
trauchle trauchil drudge
treason traison+ treison treason
treat trait treat+ treated
tredden   trodden
tredit   trod
tree   tree
treen   trees (arch.) wooden
treeple treiple tripple
treid treed tread
tremmle trimmle tremble
trews   tartan trousers
tricker   trigger
trig   neat+ smart+ quick+ clever
trin'le   the wheel of a barrow
trinklin   flowing
trinnle   trickle
troch   trough
trogger   packman
troggin   wares
troke   barter+ trade+ business+
tron   town market place
troot   trout
trouse   trousers
trowe trow trust+ believe
trowth truith truth
truible tribble trouble
trumf   trump
trummle   tremble+ tremor
trump   a jew's harp
truntle   trundle
tryst   appointment+ meeting
tryste   a fair; a cattle-market
tryste   cattle fair
trysted   appointed
trysted   promised
trysting   meeting
tuim tume empty
tuimt   emptied
tuin   tune
tuip tup+ tupe ram
tuir ture tore
tuith   tooth
tulchan   a calfskin +a substitute+
tulyie tuilyie+ tulzie brawl
tulyie   tulzie
tulyiesome   quarrelsome
tumfie   dull+ stupid+ fat person
tummle   tumble
tummler   tumbler
tumshie   turnip
tung   tongue
tur turr turf
turbot   halibut
tushilaigo tushilago coltsfoot
twa twae two
twa three   a few
twa'd   it would
twa-fauld   bent over+ folded double
twa-three   two or three
twafauld   twofold
twal   twelve; the twal = twelve at night
twaloors   midday meal(dinner)+ midday
twalpennie worth   a penny worth (English money)
twalt   twelfth
twang   pang
twang   twinge
tway   two.
tweetle tweitle whistle+ warble
twicet   twice
twin   twine
twin   plait
twintie twanty+ twuntie twenty
twintieth   twentieth
twistle   a twist; a sprain
twyne twine separate
tyauve chyauve knead+ struggle
tyke tike cur
tyke   a dog
tyne tine lose
tyne   v. tine
tyned   lost
Tysday   Tuesday
ugg ug loathe
uggin   disgusting+ horrible+ annoying
uggit   upset+ annoyed+ disgusted
uggsome   ugly
Uil Yule+ Yuil Christmas
uin une+ oon oven
uisage yissage usage
uise yaise+ eeze+ eese use v.
uised   used
uiss   use n.
uissless yaisless useless
uisst   used (to)
uisual yaiswal usual
ulzie   oil
umberellae umberella umbrella
umwhile umquhile late+ deceased
unbidden   uninvited
unchancy   dangerous
uncle   uncle
unco   very
unco   remarkably
unco   remarkable
unco whacks (sic' unco whacks)   such blows as these
uncolie   very much
uncos   strange or unusual things
Uncos   news
unction   auction
undecent   indecent
unfarrant   unattractive+ unpleasant
unfreend unfreend an enemy+ non-friend
unhonest   dishonest
unkend   unknown
unkent   unknown+ strange+ unfamiliar
unkiver uncuiver+ unkivver uncover
unner   under
unnerstaund unnerstan understand
unraivle   untangle
unrowes   unrolls
unsert unserred unserved
unsiccar   unsteady
unsicker   uncertain
unskaithed   unhurt
unsneck   unlatch
unsnib   unbolt
unsteek unsteik unfasten
unweel unweill ill
unwicelike unwyce unwise+ foolish+ indiscreet
up   up
upbring   bring up+ rear+ upbringing
upby   up there+ heaven+ upstairs
uphaud   uphold
uphauden   upheld
uplift   pick up
upo   upon
upredd   a cleaning+ tidying
upreddin   a scolding
upstaundin   regular (wages)
upsteer upsteir stir up+ turmoil
uptail   leave in a hurry
uptak   intelligence
ure   damp mist+ drizzle+ haze
us uz+ iz us
usquabae   usquebae
utmaist ootmaist utmost
v (vowe) vau v+ the 22nd letter of the alphabet
vacance   holiday
vaig vage wander
vainish   vanish
vanie   cannie
variorium   decoration+ trinket+ ornament
vauntie   proud+ boastful
vause vawse vase
veecious veicious vicious
veenegar veinigar vinegar
veesion veision vision
veesit veisit visit
veet veit vet
veeve vieve+ veive life-like+ bright+ clear
veige veege voyage
vennel   alley
vent   chimney flue
ventur venter venture
vera   very
verra   very
veshel   vessel
vex   fret grieve+ be sorry + trouble
view vyow view
Virls   rings.
virr   force+ strength
vittle   victual
vizzie   study+ examine closely
vogie   vain
vou voo vow
vyce vice voice
Wa'   waw
wa'   wall
waa waw wall
wab   web+ weave
wabbit   exhausted+ weak+ feeble
wabble   wobble
wabblie   wishy-washy+ thin
wabster   weaver
wad   would+ wed+ bet+ wager+ wedded
wad   to wed.
wad   would
wad'a   would have
waddin   wedding+ cotton wool
Wadensday   Wednesday
wadge   wedge
wadna   wouldn't
wadset   a mortgage
wae   woe+ woeful+ sorrowful+ vexed
wae   woful
wae   wo; wae's me = wo is to me
wae worth   wo befall
wae's me   woe is me
waerifu   troublesome+ annoying+ sad
waesome   sorrowful+ causing sorrow
waesucks   alas!
waff   wave
wagitie   pied wagtail
wair   v. ware
waird   guard
wairm werm warm
wairn   warn
walcome   welcome
wale   choose+ choice
wale   choice
walie   wawlie
walk wauk+ waak walk
wall   well
wall girse   watercress
wallae wallie+ walla wallow
wallie   porcelain+ china+ pleasant+
walloch   violent heavy movements
wallop   to kick; to dangle; to gallop; to dance.
walth   wealth
walthie   wealthy
waly fa'   ill befall!
wame   womb+ belly
wamefou   bellyful
wan   won
wan   one
wanawnt   unclaimed
wanchancie   unlucky
wanchancie   dangerous
wannd   wand+ stick+ rod
wanndert   lost+ confused+ senile
wanner waunder wander
wanrestfu'   restless
wanshapen   deformed
wansonsie   mischievous
want waant need+ short of
wantin   short of / lacking
wap   wrap+ fold
wappin wapin+ wappen weapon
wappinshaw wapinschaw shooting competition
war wur were
war the   were there
ware   spring (season)
ware   kind of seaweed
ware   spend money
Ware   wair
Ware   worn
wark   work n.
wark-lume   tool
warks   works
warl'   warld
warl'y   warldly
warld   world
warldlike   normal in appearance
warlock   a wizard
warlock   wizard+ male witch
warna warny weren't
warnish   warn
warp+ warpin   weave+ weaving
warran   warrant
warse   worse
warsh   tasteless
warsle warstle wrestle+ struggle+ strive
warslin   struggling
warst   worst
wase   bundle or band of straw
wash waash wash
washt   washed
wast   west
wastart wastert westward
wasteid   website
waster   farther west
wastmaist   westernmost
wastrie   wasteful+ extravagant
wat   wet
wat   wot
wat(en)   wetted
water-fit   water-foot (the river's mouth).
water-kelpies   v. kelpies
wather   weather
watter   water
watter brash   heartburn
wattergaw   incomplete rainbow
wauble   to wobble
wauchelt   perplexed+ bewildered
wauchle wachle walk clumsily
waucht   a gulp of air or drink
wauges   wages
waught   a draft
wauk   wake+ awake+ watch+ moist
wauk waulk cloth making process
wauken   awake+ waken
waukin   awake
waukit (with toil)   horny
waukrif   wakeful+ sleepless+ watchful
waukrife   wakeful
waukrife   sleepless
waulie   jolly
waur   worse
waur't   worsted
waux   wax
waux claith   oilcloth
we   we
we'se   we shall.
weak waik weak
wean (wee ane) wee ane; wee one baby /child
weanies   babies
weary   weary+ depressing+ annoying
weason   weasand.
weave   weave
wecht   weight+ weigh
wecht   a measure for corn
wechten   make heavier
wechtie   weighty
wechts   a pair of scales+ large amount
wee   small+ tiny+ little
wee   a little; a wee = a short space or time
wee things   children
weed   a plant in the wrong place
weed weid sudden high fever
weedae weeda+ weidae widow
week ook week
weel weill well
weel faured   well favoured
weel stocket mailin+ himsel for the laird   well stocked farm landlord
weel-a-whit   certainly
weel-faured   well-favored
weel-gaun   well-going
weel-hain'd   well-saved
weemen weimen women
weeng weing wing
weeoors   early morning
weepers   mournings (on the steeve or hat)
weet weit wet
weetit   wet
weetit   wetted
weidger weedger wager
weir weer wear+ wire+ guard+ defend
weird wierd fate
weizer weezer ooze
welter   overturn+ upset+ confused noise
went   gone
werena   were not
werenae   were not
werrock   a corn+ a bunion
wersh   tasteless
westlin   westward+ western
wey wye way
wha whae who
Wha's   who is
wha's   whose
wha(s)   who (whose)
whaal   whale
whaizle   wheeze
whalp   a whelp
whalpet   whelped
wham   whom
whan   when+ while
whang   a shive
whang   flog
whar   whare
whar whaur where
whase whause whose
what for   whatfore
what reck   what matter; nevertheless
whatna   what
whatt   whittled
whauk   whack+ a cut+ great number
whaup   curlew
whaur   where
whaurawa   whereabouts
whaure're   wherever
wheem wheim whim
wheen whein a few
wheenge wheinge whinge
wheep   v. penny-wheep
wheep   jerk
wheeriorum wheeriorum toy+ thingamajig
wheesht wheisht be quiet+ silence
wheich wheech stench+ disgust
wheimer wheemer mutter+ whimper
wheip wheep squeak
wheiple wheeple whistle
whid   lie+ exaggeration
whiddin   scudding
whids   gambols
whiffle   play the flute
whigmaleerie whhigmaleirie whim+ whimsical
whigmeleeries   crotches
while whyle while+ until
whiles whyles sometimes
whilk whulk which
whin whin basalt+ flint
whinbuss   gorse or furze
whingin   whining
whins   furze
whip   whip
whippert   hastily
whirl whurl whirl+ wheel+ trundle+ cart
whirlygigums   flourishes
whirrie   whirl away
whissle whussle whistle
Whissunday whutsunday 28th May+ Whitsunday
whist   silence
whit   what
white whyte white
whiten   what kind of+ which+ what sort of
whitfor   why
whither   whether
whitrat whitret weasel
whitter   a draft
whittle whuttle knife
whitwey   how? why?
whowe whow wow
whud   fib+ lie
whummle whammle overturn+ turn inside out
whurligig   spinning top
why   why
wi   with
wi'   with
wi's   with his
wi't   with it
wice wyce wise
wicelike   sensible+ respectable
wicht   person
wick a bore   hit a curling-stone obliquely and send it through an opening.
wickit   wicked+ bad tempered+ angry
wid wuid+ wude wood
wid   would
widdershins   anti-clockwise+ opposite way
widdie wuidie twig of flexible wood+ willow
widdifu'   gallows-worthy
widdle   wriggle
widnae   would not
wie   with
wiel   eddy
wight   strong
wighter   more influential
wild wile+ willd wild
will wull will
willcat   wildcat
willnae+ wiltnae+ willae   will not
willyart   disordered
wilt wult wilt
wimple   to meander
wimplin' way   winding road
win   reach / won
win'   wind
win't   did wind.
winch   wench
wind wund wind
windae winda+ windie window
windlestrae winnlestrae withered grass
winkers   eyelids
winn   to winnow
winna   won't
winnd   wind
winner wunnwe wonder
winnin   winding
winnock windock window
winnock-bunker   v. bunker
winsome   charming
winter wunter winter
wintle   stagger+ reel+ wriggle
wintle   a somersault
winze   a curse
wioot   outside+ except
wir   our
wird word+ wurd word
wirk wurk work v.
wirm wurm worm
wirr   growl+ snarl
wirrie wirry worry
wirs   ours
wirsel(s)   ourselves
wirsit   worsted
wirth warth worth
wis wus+ wiz+ wuz was+ were
wis   was
wisna   wasn't+ weren't
wiss wuss+ weish wish
wisses wheeshes wishes
wisst weesht wished
wit wut sanity+ reason+ wisdom
wit   what
witch   bewitch+ witch
wits wuts wits
wittins   knowledge+ news+ information
wizzen   wither(ed)+ dry(ed)
won   to dwell
wone   dwell
wonner   a wonder
woo'   wool
woodie   woody
woodies   twigs
wooer-babs   love-knots
wordy   worthy
worn   worn
worset   worsted
worth   to befall
worth   v. wae worth
worthed   befell
worthed   befallen
wrack vrack (NE) wreck
wraith   ghost
wranch runch wrench
wrang   wrong
wrat   wart
wrat cf. wrate wrote
wratch vratch (NE) overstrain+ fatigue+ wretch+ miser
wrate   writ
wreath wraith wreath
wricht   wright
write   write
wrocht   worked
wrutten   written
wud   mad
wud   wild
wuish   washed
wuishen   washed
wulk wilk whelk+ periwinkle
wullie waught   a hearty draught
wumble   wimble
wumman   woman
wun   win
wund   wound
wundit   wound
wure   wore
wurn   complain
wyde   wade+ weed
wye   weigh
wyliecoat   under frock+ under petticoat+
wyliecoat   undervest.
wynd   a narrow winding street
wynd   wind
wynt   allow to go bad or sour
wyse wise+ wize lead+ entice
wyte wite blame+ accuse
wyte (weight)   blame
yaff   bark+ yelp+ chatter
yair   fish-trap
yaird   yard
yairn   story+ yarn
yall   yell+ howl
yallae yalla+ yella yellow
yallae lintie   goldhammer
yallochie   yellowish
yammer   lament+ harp on
yard   a garden; a stackyard
yatter   chatter
yaud   an old mare
yauld yaul active+ alert+ vigorous
yaup   bawl
ye   you
ye'se   ye shall.
Yealings   coevals
yeld   barren
Yell   dry (milkless).
yelloch   yell
yer yur your
yerd   earth
yerds   yards (shipyards)
yerk   jerk
yerkit   jerked
yerl   earl
Yermooth   Yarmouth
yerp   grumble+ fret
yers   yours
yersel   yourself
yersels   yourselves
yese yeeze you pl.
yestreen   last evening+ yesterday
yett   gate
Yettum   Yetholm
yeuk   itch
yill   ale
yill-caup   ale-stoup.
YIN   one
yird   earth+ bury
yirdit   buried
yit   yet
yoke   grip+ deal with
yokin   yoking; a spell; a day's work.
yon   yonder
yon time   that time
yonder   yonder
yont   along+ through
yonwey   yonder way
yorlin   yellow hammer
you   you
your   your
your lane   alone
yours   yours
yoursel   yourself (emphatic)
yoursels   yourselves (emphatic)
youse youz you pl.
youthheid   youth+ adolescence
yowdendrift   snow driven by the wind
yowe   sheep+ ewe
yowie   dim. of ewe; a pet ewe
yowl   howl
yowt   howl+ yell+ cry
yule   Christmas
yung   young
yungker younker youngster
yunk   a stake marble


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