Words and Phrases
cum aboot

“cum aboot”

Meaning:

happen, take place

Alternative spelling/meaning:

(NOTE - this is both past and present tense)

In Literature:

Excerpt from Tha Broonies an tha Soutar by BBC Tellytales - Translated by Ulster-Scots Language Society

Tha soutar an his guidwife gaed tae thair bed
wunnèrin wud tha same thïng cum aboot agane…


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