divvent

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Scots[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Geordie (English dialect) divint.

Contraction[edit]

divvent

  1. (South Scots) don't;
    Ee div ken what A'm on aboot, divvent ee?

Usage notes[edit]

Only used interrogatively and is not used in the third person singular (the third-person singular equivalent of that is dizzent). Deh or dinnae should be used for don't in other situations.