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tae

[tey] /teɪ/
preposition, Scot.
1.
to.
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  • Annie's deein', Drumsheugh, an' Tammas is like tae brak his hert.

  • Muckle skaith comes to the shae before the heat comes to the tae.

    The Proverbs of Scotland Alexander Hislop
  • "I wouldna go sae far as tae say that," answered the engineer.

    Captain Calamity

    Rolf Bennett
  • I mean that she's wishfu' tae marry the skeeper, an' he's no wishfu' tae be marrit.

    Captain Calamity

    Rolf Bennett
  • I've enough troubles of me ain, an' I'm no goin' tae do anither body's coorting.

    Captain Calamity

    Rolf Bennett
  • With real or assumed innocence one of the boys answered, tae the Green!

    Bonnie Scotland A.R. Hope Moncrieff
  • It was for ten pounds, wi' a hundred on tae't, making up 500.

    Afterwards Ian Maclaren
British Dictionary definitions for tae

tae1

/te/
preposition, adverb
1.
a Scot word for to1

tae2

/te/
adverb
1.
a Scot word for too

tae3

/te/
noun
1.
a Scot word for toe
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