didna

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Scots didna.

PronunciationEdit

ContractionEdit

didna

  1. (Scotland) did not
    • 1827, Various, The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Vol. 10,[1]:
      And he gi'ed him anither shake--then, laying haud of his nose, he swore that he would pu't as lang as a cow's tail, if he didna that instant restore him his lost property.
    • 1888, Helen Hunt Jackson, Between Whiles[2]:
      Don't ye remember I wore it to the picnic? an' then it didna suit, an' I put it back in the box.
    • 1917, John Hay Beith, All In It: K(1) Carries On[3]:
      When I said that a man's name was on a bullet, I didna mean that it was written there."

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ScotsEdit

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EtymologyEdit

did +‎ -na

VerbEdit

didna

  1. did not
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