Wt/sco/auld

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English[edit | edit source]

Alternative forms[edit | edit source]

Pronunciation[edit | edit source]

  • IPA(No language code specified.): /oːld/

Adjective[edit | edit source]

auld (comparative mair Wt/sco/auld, superlative maist Wt/sco/auld)

  1. (archaic, Northern England, Liverpudlian) auld

Anagrams[edit | edit source]


Scots[edit | edit source]

Pronunciation[edit | edit source]

  • IPA(key): /ɔld/ (Central Scots and some Southern Scots dialects; [d] omitted in some dialects)
  • IPA(key): /ald/ (Doric and most Southern Scots dialects; [d] omitted in Doric)

The second pronunciation occurs in Scots dialects with the cat-caught merger (where both are pronounced /kat/; not to be confused with the cot-caught merger), but the first occurs in those who have it.

Adjective[edit | edit source]

Wt/sco/auld (comparative aulder, superlative auldest)

  1. old

Derived terms[edit | edit source]