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Scots Words Alt. Scots Words English Meanings
gaa gaw gall+ irritate+ a gall
gab   chatter+ mouth
gab   to talk
gaberlunzie gaberlunyie beggar
gabs   talk
gadge   dictate
gadgie (SE)   a man+ fellow
gae   go
gae   gave
gaed geed (NE) went
gael   a highlander
gaen   gone
gaets   ways
gaff(aw)   a guffaw+ chatter
gaig   a crack+ chink
gailey gaillie+ gailley galley+ ship+ garret
gain   suit
gainder gainer gander
gair gare become streaked
gaird   guard
gairden   garden
Gairs   gores
gairtin gartin garter
gaishon (SW)   thin person
gait gate goat(s)
gaither gedderNE gather
gaithered   gathered
gaitherin   meeting
gaitherins   remnants
gaithert   gathered
gaivle gavel gables
gallants   nobles
gallivant   goad about
gallus gallows bold
galshachs (NE)   sweets+ titbits
gandge   grin
gane gaen gone
gang   go
gang   go+ gone
gangrel   vagrant
gangrel   vagabond
ganner gainer a gander+ wander
gansey genzie a Guernsey jersey
gansh   snap
gant   yawn
gantry   a bottle stand in a bar
gar   compel
garcock   the moorcock
gardie (NE)   the arm
gardies   the hands or fists
gardiloo gardyloo warning call
gare gair piece of cloth+ opening in
garron   a kind of horse
gars   gave
gart   compelled
gart   made
garten   garter
gash   prattle+ shrewd+ wise+prudent
gashing   talking
gat   got
gate gait road+ way
gatty   enervated
Gaucie   v. Gawsie
gaud   a. goad
gaudsman   goadsman
gauger   exciseman
gaun   going
gaunted   gaped
gaup   gape
gawk   clumsy person+
gawky   a foolish woman or lad
gawp gaup+ gowp gawp
gawpus gaupus a clumsy stupid lout
gawsie gausie fresh complexioned
gawsie   buxom; jolly
gaylies   gaily
gean   wild cherry
gear   equipment+ belongings
gear   money
gear   wealth+ effects
geck   mock
geck   to sport; toss the head
ged   a pike
gee jee a fit of temper
geegle geigle giggle
geese   geese
geg   a gag+ trick
geggie   a travelling theatre+
geing geeng human excretement
gell   a crack in wood
gelt gelled cracked or split drying
gemm gemme game
gentie (F+NE)   graceful
Gentles   gentry.
Genty   trim and elegant.
Geordie   dim. of George
gesserant   brilliant
get   called+ child
gey   very
geylie   a good deal
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Many thanks to John in Brisbane for this concept and the initial data.