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Scots[eedit soorce]

Pronunciation[eedit soorce]

  • /ˈdɪvɪnt/

Etymology[eedit soorce]

Cognate with Geordie (English dialect) divint.

Contraction[eedit soorce]


  1. ((Sooth Scots)) don't;
    Ee div ken what A'm on aboot, divvent ee?

Usage notes[eedit soorce]

Only used interrogatively and is not used in the third person singular (the third-person singular equivalent of that is dizzent). Deh or dinnae should be used for don't in other situations.