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Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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First published 1934 (SND Vol. I).
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AT, interrog. pron. = what. (e.Rs. and Crm.) [ɑt]Avoch and Crm. 1914–1921 (per Mry.2):
Keep me, cutty, at luftet thee this time o' day? — At's ee seekin for iz eysters? — At a ein wuz it?

[The loss of wh is prob. due to Gael. influence.]

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"At interrog. pron.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 26 May 2024 <>



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