Words and Phrases
Awa er thon!

“Awa er thon!”

Meaning:

Go on with you! / Clear off!

Alternative spelling/meaning:

Awa! Awa wi ye!
(Similar to ‘goner thon’)

In Literature:

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

Scunnert wi aa, thon heid mon’s weary o’t!
Awa er thon, ye tell me sae? Tha imperor’s weary o’t!


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