winna

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Romanization[edit]

winna

  1. Romanization of 𐍅𐌹𐌽𐌽𐌰

Scots[edit]

Verb[edit]

tae winna (third-person singular simple present winnas, present participle winnain, simple past winnat, past participle winnat)

  1. won't, will not
    • 1780, Robert Burns, Poems And Songs Of Robert Burns[1]:
      "An' warn him--what I winna name-- To stay content wi' yowes at hame; An' no to rin an' wear his cloots, Like ither menseless, graceless brutes.
    • 1806, Walter Scott, Minstrelsy of the Scottish border (3rd ed) (1 of 3)[2]:
      They that winna ride for Telfer's kye, Let them never look in the face o' me!
    • 1901, Charles Kingsley, Two Years Ago, Volume I[3]:
      Well, madam, it's just this, that his lordship would be very glad to see ye and Mr. Mellot, for he's vary ill indeed, and that's truth; and if he winna tell ye the cause, then I will--and it's just a' for love of this play-acting body here, and more's the pity." "