Wt/sco/dule

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Scots[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French dol, doel (modern deuill) ‘mourning’, from Vulgar Latin dolus, from Latin dolere ‘grieve’. Later influenced by or reborrowed from early Middle English dool. Cognate with English dole.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA([[wikipedia:Lua error in Module:Wt/sco/language_utilities at line 7: data for mw.loadData contains unsupported data type 'function'. phonology|key]]): /dul/, /døl/

Adjective[edit]

Wt/sco/dule (comparative duler, superlative dulest)

  1. sad, sorrowful
    My dule spreit dois lurk for schoir. My sorrowful spirit hides for fear. (William Dunbar, ‘Meditation In Winter’)

Noun[edit]

Wt/sco/dule (-)

  1. grief, sadness, sorrow