Words and Phrases
athort, athwart

“athort, athwart”

Meaning:

across

In Literature:

Excerpt from Stane Skink by BBC Tellytales - translated by Ulster-Scots Language Society

Gerard wus makkin fur tha bïg city tae leuk a joab. He haed been trevellin fur monie a lang day.
Gerard haed trevelt ower muntains - an he haed gaen athort burns an tha warst o’t wus ’at Gerard haednae onie mate. He haed it aa et!


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