To yatter or yatter on is to talk or chatter, usually incessantly.
I could hear them yatterin away, but didn't pay any attention to what they were
The word is onomatopoetic.
...What's he yatterin on about now?
A yellow-yite is a yellowhammer.
yestreen (pronounced yes-treen)
Yestreen means last night, or sometimes, more loosely, yesterday.
The term is a contraction of yester-, as in yesterday, plus even, as in evening.
A yett is a gate.
The prison yett
In place names such as the Yetts o Muckhart, a yett is a pass running between
yett is an Old English variant of gate.
...as daft as a yett on a windy day
yeukie (pronounced yuck-ee)
Something, such as a part of the body, that is yeukie, is itchy.
The word comes from the Middle Dutch jeuken to itch, which is ultimately from the same Germanic origin as "itch".
Yin is a word meaning one. It is more widespread in its distribution than either ane or wan, being used in most of Scotland
with the exception of the North.
Let's see the ither yin again.
...yin o life's great mysteries
...Youse yins will have tae wait.
Yird is a Scots word for Earth
Yirdit is a Northeastern word meaning dirty.
To yoke or yoke to is to start work for the day (or shift).
This now chiefly Northeastern term alludes to a horse being yoked up to a plough.
yokie (pronounced yoke-ee)
A Northeastern form of yeukie.
Yokin time is a now chiefly Northeastern way of referring to the time when a period
of work starts.
He was still in his bed come yokin time.
Yon means that or those.
Whit has yon bunch o wasters ever done for us?
Yon can also mean that one or those ones.
...one of yon fancy foreign lagers
In the Glasgow area, yon time is a way of referring to any unspecified but very late
If we miss this bus we'll not be home till yon time.
youse or yous (pronounced use or yiz)
Youse is a form of you sometimes used in Central Scotland when addressing or
referring to more than one person.
I know youse two are lesbians.
In very broad Scots it is sometimes also used as a singular.
...It's the moment yous have all been waitin for
if youse were a decent Presbyterian
yowe (rhymes with now)
A yowe is a female adult sheep, a ewe.
a park o breedin yowes wi lambs
yumyum (pronounced yum-yum)
A yumyum is a type of cake like a sausage-shaped doughnut, often with a twist in the
middle of it.