A Conversation for Scottish Dialect

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Post 1

strokethepussy

It's pronounced Auxters, but spelled Oxters. Also "How?" for "Why?" is commonly used throughout Scotland, especially in Glasgow and the central belt as far as Stirling. I've never heard it used in Aberdeen though...


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Post 2

Crescent

Connot believe I forgot 'how'! smiley - smiley and 'clipe'

clipe - (cl-eye-p) vb. to tell tales, n. someone who tells tales

Please include in the next update smiley - smiley Thank you, and until later....
BCNU - Crescent


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Post 3

rorymore

Just thought I might mention that some common words were forgoten here. Again the spelling might not be right but here they are anyway...

canny - means can't but also steady/wise
greetin - crying
dreak - bad weather drizzle
footer - to play about with something (footer about)
crabbit - bad tempered
kye - cows cattle (orkney)
wee - small




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