Things in Scots #8: Nummers

Welcome to day eight of Things in Scots!—a fun collaboration with my husband, Jez (Mind an gie Jez’s post a keek.)

Following up with the basics of Days and Months, today’s post is all about nummers (numbers).

Wan (also ane, yin)

Twa (also twae)

Three (also chree, threy, tree, hree)




Seeven (also siven)

Aicht (also aucht, echt)


Ten (also tenaby)

Eleeven (also aleeven)


Therteen (also thirteen, tretten)



Hunner (also hunder)

In Inglis: one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, nine, ten, eleven, twelve, thirteen, fourteen, twenty, hundred.

If you want to ken the Scots for anything, just ask in the comments section.

Thenks fur stoapin by, and hae a wunnerfu day.

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7 Replies to “Things in Scots #8: Nummers”

      1. 🤣 I remember in the 80s and 90s–after many demands from the south of England–that they had to add subtitles to Rab C. Nesbit, and a couple of other shows, when they aired there.