Words and Phrases
bit bairn

“bit bairn”

Meaning:

small child

Alternative spelling/meaning:

NOTE - ‘bit’ should be pronounced ‘bït’ - ie the ‘i’ should be pronounced as an ‘a’ sound - ‘bat’

In Literature:

Excerpt from Tha Whuttler an tha Princess by BBC Tellytales - Translated by Ulster-Scots Language Society

Budi busked tha doll in a by-ordnar piece o sïlk his granmither gien him whanivver he wus a bit bairn.
Noo tha doll haed a bonnie sïlk goon tae weer forbye!


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