antrin

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Scots antrin, present participle of anter (to adventure, venture).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

antrin (comparative more antrin, superlative most antrin)

  1. (Scotland) Strange, rare, unusual.
    • 1934, Lewis Grassic Gibbon, Grey Granite, Polygon 2006 (A Scots Quair), p. 554:
      But there was more to it than that, some never knew it, but real enough, an antrin magic that bound you in one with the mind, not only the body of a man, with his dreams and desires, his loves, even hates […].

Scots[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑntrɪn/, /ˈɑntrən/

Verb[edit]

antrin

  1. Present participle of anter.

Adjective[edit]

antrin (comparative mair antrin, superlative maist antrin)

  1. strange, rare