Scottish Articles

If you're trying to learn Scottish Articles which is also called Scots, check our courses about Definite and Indefinite Articles... 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 Articles

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 ArticlesScottish Articles
articlesarticles
theth'
aa
onea body
somesome
fewfew
the bookth' book
the booksth' books
a booka book
one booka body book
some bookssome books
few booksfew books

Notice the structure of the Articles in Scottish.

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 VocabularyScottish Vocabulary
Foodscran
almondsalmonds
breadbreed
breakfastbreakfest
butterbutter
candycandy
cheesecheese
chickenchookie
cumincumin
dessertdessert
dinnertatties an' neebs
fishfesh
fruitfruit
ice creamice cream
lamblamb
lemonlemon
lunchlunch
mealscran
meatmeat
ovenoven
pepperpepper
plantsplants
porkpork
saladsalad
saltsalt
sandwichpiece
sausagelink
soupsoop
sugarsugar
suppersupper
turkeyturkey
appleapple
bananabanana
orangesoranges
peachespeaches
peanutpeanut
pearspears
pineapplepineapple
grapesgrapes
strawberriesstrawberries
vegetablesvegetables
carrotcarrot
corncorn
cucumbercucumber
garlicgarlic
lettucelettuce
olivesoli'es
onionsonions
pepperspeppers
potatoestatties
pumpkinpumpkin
beansbeans
tomatoestomatoes

Definite and Indefinite Articles have a very important role in Scottish. 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.


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