Learning the Scottish Articles 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 Articles is in the structure of the grammar in Scottish.
Scottish articles are words that combine with a noun to indicate the type of reference being made by the noun. Generally articles specify the grammatical definiteness of the noun. Examples are "the, a, and an". Here are some examples:
|English Articles||Scottish Articles|
|the book||th' book|
|the books||th' books|
|a book||a book|
|one book||a body book|
|some books||some books|
|few books||few books|
As you can see from the example above, the structure of the Articles in Scottish has a logical pattern. Locate the Articles above and see how it works with the rest of the sentence in Scots.
List of Articles in Scottish
Below is a list of vocabulary where you can use the Definite and Indefinite Articles in Scottish. Try to practice but also memorizing this table will help you add very useful and important words to your Scottish vocabulary.
|English Vocabulary||Scottish Vocabulary|
|dinner||tatties an' neebs|
|ice cream||ice cream|
Definite and Indefinite Articles have a very important role in Scottish, therefore they need very special attention. Once you're done with the Scots Articles, you might want to check the rest of our Scottish lessons here: Learn Scottish. Don't forget to bookmark this page.