yow yins

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Scots[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

yow yins personal, plural

  1. (South Scots) Second-person plural pronoun; you; you lot (but without pejorative implications).

Usage notes[edit]

Once commonly used with the third-person singular forms of verbs; now typically takes the same form as its more common non-number-specific counterpart ee, e.g.

Yow yins ir aye wattin ti gaun oot!