aboon

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English abone, abowne, from abuven, from Old English ābufan (above).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

aboon

  1. (Scotland, UK dialect) Above.

Adverb[edit]

aboon (not comparable)

  1. (Scotland, UK dialect) Above.

Adjective[edit]

aboon (not comparable)

  1. (Scotland, UK dialect) Above.

Noun[edit]

aboon (uncountable)

  1. (Scotland, UK dialect) Above.

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Philip Babcock Gove (editor), Webster's Third International Dictionary of the English Language, Unabridged (G. & C. Merriam Co., 1976 [1909], ISBN 0-87779-101-5), page 4

Scots[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Preposition[edit]

aboon

  1. above
  2. higher up

Adverb[edit]

aboon (not comparable)

  1. above
  2. in good sorts, better condition

References[edit]

  • Dictionary of the Scots Language, Scottish Language Dictionaries, Edinburgh [1]