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Scots Words Alt. Scots Words English Meanings
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
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Many thanks to John in Brisbane for this concept and the initial data.