Scots vs Sawney - What's the difference?

scots | sawney |


As nouns the difference between scots and sawney

is that scots is scots (the language spoken in scotland) while sawney is (archaic|derogatory) a scotsman.

As a proper noun sawney is

a diminutive of the male given name alexander, of scots origin.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

scots

English

(wikipedia Scots)

Proper noun

(en proper noun)
  • A Germanic language closely related to English and descended from northern dialects of Middle English, spoken in parts of , now especially in the central, northeastern and southern regions of the country.
  • Synonyms

    * Lallans

    See also

    * (sco) * Ullans

    Noun

    (head) (p)
  • Adjective

    (-)
  • Scottish
  • Anagrams

    *

    sawney

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • a fool, an idiot
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • foolish, stupid