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Scots edit

Pronoun edit


  1. (interrogative) That thing, event, circumstance, etc.: uised interrogatively in askin for the specification o an identity, quantity, quality, etc.
  2. (relative, nonstandard) That; wha.

Adverb edit

whit (nae comparable)

  1. In some manner or degree; in part; partly; usually followed by with.
    Whit a peety.

Determiner edit


  1. Which; which kynd o.
    Whit shirt are ye gaein tae weir?

Inglis edit

Etymology edit

Frae Middle Inglis, frae Old English wiht (wight, person, creature, being, whit, thing, something, anything), frae Proto-Germanic *wihtą (thing, craitur) or Proto-Germanic *wihtiz (essence, object), frae Proto-Indo-European *wekti- (cause, sake, thing), frae Proto-Indo-European *wekʷ- (tae say, tell). Cognate wi Old High German wiht (craitur, thing), Dutch wicht, German Wicht. See an aa wight.

Pronunciation edit

Noon edit

whit (plural Wt/sco/whits)

  1. wheet
    He worked tirelessly to collect and wind a ball of string eight feet around, and it matters not one whit.

Middle Inglis edit

Etymology edit

Frae Old English hwit.

Adjective edit


  1. white

Descendants edit