Snye vs Syne - What's the difference?
As a verb snye
As an adverb syne is
(scotland|northern england) subsequently; then.
(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 .