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Pronoun[edit | edit source]


  1. (interrogative) That thing, event, circumstance, etc.: uised interrogatively in askin for the specification o an identity, quantity, quality, etc.
  2. (relative, nonstandard) That; wha.

Adverb[edit | edit source]

whit (nae comparable)

  1. In some manner or degree; in part; partly; usually followed by with.
    Whit a peety.

Determiner[edit | edit source]


  1. Which; which kynd o.
    Whit shirt are ye gaein tae weir?

Inglis[edit | edit source]

Etymology[edit | edit source]

Frae Middle Inglis, frae Old English wiht (wight, person, creature, being, whit, thing, something, anything), frae Proto-Germanic *wihtą (thing, craitur) or Proto-Germanic *wihtiz (essence, object), frae Proto-Indo-European *wekti- (cause, sake, thing), frae Proto-Indo-European *wekʷ- (tae say, tell). Cognate wi Old High German wiht (craitur, thing), Dutch wicht, German Wicht. See an aa wight.

Pronunciation[edit | edit source]

Noon[edit | edit source]

whit (plural Wt/sco/whits)

  1. wheet
    He worked tirelessly to collect and wind a ball of string eight feet around, and it matters not one whit.

Middle Inglis[edit | edit source]

Etymology[edit | edit source]

Frae Old English hwit.

Adjective[edit | edit source]


  1. white

Descendants[edit | edit source]