Words and Phrases
a hantle mair

“a hantle mair”


an amount more, a bit extra

Alternative spelling/meaning:

(This is similar to ‘a gang mair’)

In Literature:

Excerpt from Tha Imperor an tha Nichtingell by BBC Tellytales - Translated by Ulster-Scots Language Society

Tha skirl o’t wusnae as bonnie as tha leevin nichtingell – thon didnae reck gyely, but.
This burd wus a hantle mair sonsie tae leuk at an it didnae get fairfochan wi sïngin ava.

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