Blats vs Blate - What's the difference?

blats | blate |


As a verb blats

is (blat).

As an adjective blate is

(scotland|northern england) bashful, sheepish.

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blats

English

Verb

(head)
  • (blat)
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    blat

    English

    Etymology 1

    Imitative. First attested in 1846.

    Verb

    (blatt)
  • To cry, as a calf or sheep; to bleat.
  • To make a senseless noise.
  • To talk inconsiderately.
  • To produce an overrich or overblown sound on a brass instrument such as a trumpet, trombone, or tuba.
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    Etymology 2

    (etyl)

    Noun

    (-)
  • Connections; relationships; one's social or business network (in Russian or Soviet society).
  • To open a new business in Russia you need blat .
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    * guanxi (from Chinese) ----

    blate

    English

    Adjective

    (er)
  • (Scotland, Northern England) Bashful, sheepish.
  • *1934 , (Lewis Grassic Gibbon), Grey Granite'', Polygon 2006 (''A Scots Quair ), p. 491:
  • *:You'd say Not them; fine legs'', and Ma struggling into her blouse would say ''You're no blate . Who told you they're fine?
  • (Scotland, Northern England) Dull, stupid.
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