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See also: Auld
- IPA(key): /ɔld/ (Central Scots and some Southern Scots dialects; [d] omitted in some dialects)
- IPA(key): /ald/ (Doric and most Southern Scots dialects; [d] omitted in Doric)
The second pronunciation occurs in Scots dialects with the cat–caught merger (where both are pronounced /kat/; not to be confused with the cot–caught merger), but the first occurs in those who have it.