Scottish Questions

If you're trying to learn Scottish Questions which is also called Scots, check our courses about Questions and interrogative expressions... 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 Questions

Learning the Scottish Questions 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 Questions is in the structure of the grammar in Scottish.

Scottish questions may be either a linguistic expression used to make a request for information, or else the request itself made by such an expression. Usually it starts with why, how, where, when ... Here are some examples:

English QuestionsScottish Questions
Questionsquestions
how?hoo?
what?whit?
who?fa?
why?wa?
where?whaur?
where is he?whaur is he?
what is this?whit is thes?
why are you sad?wa ur ye sad?
how do you want to pay?hoo dae ye want tae pay?
can I come?can Ah come?
is he sleeping?is he sleepin'?
do you know me?dae ye ken me?
do you have my book?dae ye hae mah book?
how big is it?hoo big is it?
can I help you?can Ah help ye?
can you help me?can ye help me?
do you speak English?dae ye spick sassenach?
how far is this?hoo far is thes?
what time is it?whit time is it?
how much is this?hoo much is thes?
what is your name?whit is yer nam?
where do you live?whaur dae ye bide?

Notice the structure of the Questions in Scottish.

List of Questions in Scottish

Below is a list of the Questions and interrogative expressions in Scottish placed in a table. Memorizing this table will help you add very useful and important words to your Scottish vocabulary.

English QuestionsScottish Questions
Vocabularyvocabulary
Countriescoontries
Australiaaustralia
Cambodiacambodia
Canadacanada
Chinachina
Egyptegypt
Englandenglain
Francefrance
Germanygermany
Greecegreece
Indiaindia
Indonesiaindonesia
Italyitaly
Japanjapan
Mexicomexico
Moroccomorocco
Peruperu
Spainspain
Thailandthailain
USAusa
Languageslanguages
Arabicarabic
Chinesechinese
Englishsassenach
Frenchfrench
Germangerman
Greekgreek
Hebrewhebrew
Hindihindi
Italianitalian
Japanesejapanese
Koreankorean
Latinlatin
Russianrussian
Spanishspanish
Urduurdu
Daysdays
Mondaymonanday
Tuesdaytysday
Wednesdaywadensday
Thursdayfuirsday
Fridayfriday
Saturdayseturday
Sundaysunday
timetime
hourhoor
minuteminute
secondsecond

Questions and interrogative expressions have a very important role in Scottish. Once you're done with the Scots Questions, 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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