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English[edit | edit source]

Etymology[edit | edit source]

Northern English dialect from Script error: The function "template_l_term" does not exist. from Middle Inglis Script error: The function "template_l_term" does not exist., first and third person singular of Script error: The function "template_l_term" does not exist. from Old English Script error: The function "template_l_term" does not exist.. Compare Scots Script error: The function "template_l_term" does not exist., Template:Wt/sco/Ang Script error: The function "template_l_term" does not exist.. More at can, cunning.

Pronunciation[edit | edit source]

  • IPA(No language code specified.): /ˈkæni/
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Adjective[edit | edit source]

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  1. Careful, prudent, cautious.
  2. Knowing, shrewd, astute.
  3. Frugal, thrifty.
  4. Template:Wt/sco/Northumbria Pleasant, nice.
    She's a canny lass hor like!
  5. Template:Wt/sco/Northumbria Very or much.
    That's a canny big horse man!

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Derived terms[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  • The New Geordie Dictionary, Frank Graham, 1987, ISBN 0946928118
  • Newcastle 1970s, Scott Dobson and Dick Irwin, [1]
  • Northumberland Words, English Dialect Society, R. Oliver Heslop, 1893–4[2]
  • Todd's Geordie Words and Phrases, George Todd, Newcastle, 1977[3]

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Scots[edit | edit source]

Etymology[edit | edit source]

From the verb Script error: The function "template_l_term" does not exist. from Middle Inglis Script error: The function "template_l_term" does not exist., first and third person singular of Script error: The function "template_l_term" does not exist. from Old English Script error: The function "template_l_term" does not exist.. More at can, cunning.

Pronunciation[edit | edit source]

Alternative forms[edit | edit source]

Adjective[edit | edit source]

Wt/sco/canny (comparative {{{1}}}, superlative {{{2}}})

  1. careful, cautious, prudent or steady
  2. comfortable, gentle or cozy
  3. attractive or pleasing
  4. skilful, safe to work or deal with
  5. fortunate, lucky
  6. frugal, sparing
  7. (archaic) with supernatural or occult powers

Adverb[edit | edit source]

Wt/sco/canny (comparative {{{1}}}, superlative {{{2}}})

  1. carefully, cautiously

Related terms[edit | edit source]