Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)
AN, UN, conj.2 Often heard in Sc. for than in compar. clauses (as in dial. Eng.) [ən, n]
Sc.(E) 1913 H. P. Cameron Imit. of Christ i. iii. 7:
Mony seek lear raither 'an guid leevin'. Bch.(D) 1930 P. Giles in Abd. Univ. Rev. (March) 103:
Ye're a gey bit younger 'an me an' I min' o' you a richt net, kibble lass. Per. 1915 Wilson L. Strathearn 194:
Shee'z bettur un shee'z boanay. — She's better than she is pretty. South and West of S[cotland] 1887 Jam.6:
It's mair an ye deserve.
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