mither


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mither

(ˈmɪðər)
n
a Scottish word for mother1

mither

(ˈmaɪðə)
vb
(intr) dialect Northern English to fuss over or moan about something
[C17: of unknown origin]
Translations
importunarpreoccupar se de bagatelas
fazer tempestade em um copo d'águaimportunar
References in classic literature ?
It was far in the night, and the bairnies grat, The mither beneath the mools heard that, when Miss Cathy, who had listened to the hubbub from her room, put her head in, and whispered, - 'Are you alone, Nelly?'
But I give you my word and honour I was at Lady Mithers's last week - THERE'S a woman!
'What were you doing for Lady Mithers?' asked Steerforth.
"People are shrugging off the 'Doric cringe' factor, whereby folk were ashamed of their mither tongue.
Run the Benn - an 8k trail race to Bennachie's Mither Tap summit - raised the cash in support of Aberdeen-based charity Charlie House, which supports children and young people with complex disabilities and/or life-limiting conditions.
A passionate advocate of the Scots language and author of the classic work Scots: The Mither Tongue, Billy was given an Honorary Doctorate by the University of the West of Scotland in 2009, the Oliver Award by The Scots Independent newspaper in 2010 and later that year became Honorary President of the Scots Language Society.
The single Mither is deliciously downbeat, shoegaze a la Lloyd Cole while And Then There's You has a lovely breathy shuffle.
"I just want her to walk back through that front door and start giving me mither again and talking about boys and whatnot."
"What is it, mither?" She was a little breathless from playing with her young sisters.
This second book in the Mither Mages series stands well either alone or as a continuation of the saga for prior readers: chapters tell of Danny's continually evolving powers, his confrontation with enemies including a powerful mage called Bel, and the evolution of his responsibilities concerning the Great Gates.
"We didn't want the expense and we didn't want the mither," said Regan crisply.