Scots/English Dictionary

W

wabbit
weary, tired
wame (Usually pr. "wyme")
abdomen
warl
world
waur
worse ("Nane the waur" - no worse off)
wee
small (now quite commonly used in English)
Wee Frees
Colloquial name for the Free Presbyterian Church of Scotland
weil
well
weil-faured
blessed, literally "well-favoured"
wha
who
wheesht
quiet ("haud yer wheesht!" - be quiet!)
whiles
[1] eventually
[2] in time
whit
what
whummle
capsize, overturn
wi
with
wierd
fate, destiny ("dree yer wierd" - endure your fate)
wis
[1] was
[2] us(Lothians - 1st person plural)
wirs
ours (Lothians)


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