Language | Scottish Slang – ‘A’

  • a, ah – I
  • aboot – about
  • ahyacunt – Ouch, that hurt
  • airt – Art or culture
  • am ur – I am
  • am’no – I am not
  • amurNay – I am not
  • aslaat – “I was like that”; i.e., I was remarked to say (So the boss sez tae me that I was lazy, and aslaat “Naw amurNay!”)
  • Auld Reekie – Edinburgh (Scotland’s capital city)
  • awiznae – I was not
  • awrite – alright
  • aye – Yes
  • arse bandit – a gay man
  • anno – I know

FROM http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/Appendix:Glossary_of_Scottish_slang_and_jargon

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Fran. 20. Anglophile. Daydreamer. English Literature Student.

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