Snye vs Syne - What's the difference?

snye | syne |


As a verb snye

is .

As an adverb syne is

(scotland|northern england) subsequently; then.

snye

English

syne

English

Adverb

(en adverb)
  • (Scotland, northern England) Subsequently; then.
  • *1932 , (Lewis Grassic Gibbon), Sunset Song'', Polygon 2006 (''A Scots Quair ), p. 38:
  • *:Yet in two-three years they'd chaved and saved enough for gear and furnishings, and were married at last, and syne' Will was born, and ' syne Chris herself was born, and the Guthries rented a farm in Echt [...].
  • (Scotland, northern England) Before now; ago.
  • (Scotland, northern England) late
  • * W. Hamilton (Life of Wallace)
  • [Each rogue] shall be discovered either soon or syne .
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