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dinna

/ˈdɪnə/
verb
1.
(Scot) do not
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  • When you dinna fear God Almighty, why would you be fearing the like o' me?

    A Reconstructed Marriage Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
  • My sheen's twice the weicht o' yours, and they dinna fit me!'

    Heather and Snow George MacDonald
  • Stannard stopped and it looks as if he had nothing to do wi' it; but I dinna ken.

    Northwest! Harold Bindloss
  • I dinna want that your husband should go to prison, Mrs. Lorrigan.

    Rim o' the World B. M. Bower
  • Ye're all verra weel in a subordinate position, but dinna ye aspire to more than beseems your abeelities.

    The King of Schnorrers Israel Zangwill
  • "I dinna ken much about poetry," she answered, trying to speak English.

    David Elginbrod George MacDonald
  • Has anything happened, or is anything threatening that I dinna ken of?

    David Fleming's Forgiveness Margaret Murray Robertson
  • Ay, I dinna ken hoo I did it, but I got ben to the room an' shook him up.

    A Window in Thrums J. M. Barrie
  • "I dinna ken what I can do for you," he said in a thoughtful voice.

    Kit Musgrave's Luck Harold Bindloss
  • Na, na, Leeby; dinna let me ever think o' sic a thing this month.

    A Window in Thrums J. M. Barrie

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