Scottish Adverbs

If you're trying to learn Scottish Adverbs which is also called Scots, check our courses about Adverbs of time place manner and frequency... to help you with your Scottish grammar. Try to concentrate on the lesson and notice the pattern that occurs each time the word changes its place. Also don't forget to check the rest of our other lessons listed on Learn Scottish. Enjoy the rest of the lesson!


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Scottish Adverbs

Learning the Scottish Adverbs is very important because its structure is used in every day conversation. The more you master it the more you get closer to mastering the Scottish language. But first we need to know what the role of Adverbs is in the structure of the grammar in Scottish.

Scottish adverbs are part of speech. Generally they're words that modify any part of language other than a noun. Adverbs can modify verbs, adjectives (including numbers), clauses, sentences and other adverbs. Here are some examples:

English AdverbsScottish Adverbs
adverbsadverbs
I read a book sometimesAh reid a book sometimes
I will never smokeAh will ne'er reek
are you alone?ur ye aloyn?

Notice the structure of the Adverbs in Scottish.

List of Adverbs in Scottish

Below is a list of the Adverbs of time place manner and frequency in Scottish placed in a table. Memorizing this table will help you add very useful and important words to your Scottish vocabulary.

English AdverbsScottish Adverbs
adverbs of timeadverbs ay time
yesterdayyesterday
todaythe-day
tomorrowtha' moorns nicht
nownoo
then'en
laterlater
tonighttonecht
right nowreit noo
last nightlest nicht
this morningthes morn
next weeknext week
alreadyawreddy
recentlyrecently
latelylately
soonsuin
immediatelyimmediately
stillstill
yetyit
agoago
adverbs of placeadverbs ay place
herehaur
therethaur
over thereower thaur
everywherea' place
anywhereanywhaur
nowherenowhaur
homehaem
awayawa'
outit
adverbs of manneradverbs ay manner
veryhuir uv a
quitequite
prettybonnie
reallypure
fastfest
wellweel
hardstoaner
quicklyquickly
slowlyslowly
carefullycanny
hardlyhardly
barelybarely
mostlymostly
almostalmost
absolutelyabsolutely
togethertogether
alonealoyn
adverbs of frequencyadverbs ay frequency
alwaysaye
frequentlyfrequently
usuallyusually
sometimessometimes
occasionallyoccasionally
seldomseldom
rarelyrarely
neverne'er

Adverbs of time place manner and frequency have a very important role in Scottish. Once you're done with the Scots Adverbs, you might want to check the rest of our Scottish lessons here: Learn Scottish. Don't forget to bookmark this page.


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