100 key Scots words

Published 01/01/2017.  Last updated 08/09/2023
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This resource features 100 key words in varieties of Scots from areas including Caithness, Orkney, Shetland and the North East. These are lists of Scots words, phrases and grammatical features.

The lists are particularly useful for illustrating the similarities and differences between varieties of Scots as it is  separated into regional varieties of Scots to help learners at any level boost their Scots vocabulary.

Downloads

Word file: 100 key words in East Central South Scots (832 KB)

Word file: 100 key words in West Central Scots (926 KB)

Word file: 100 key words in Caithness Scots (926 KB)

Word file: 100 key words in North East Scots / Doric (928 KB)

Word file: 100 key words in Orkney Scots (894 KB)

Word file: 100 key words in Shetlandic (929 KB)

Word file: 100 key words in Dundonian Scots (926 KB)

Word file: 100 key words in Gallowa Scots (927 KB)

Word file: 100 key words in Borders Scots (930 KB)

100 key Scots words

Published 01/01/2017.  Last updated 08/09/2023
sourceLearning resources schoolLanguages categoryAssessment

This resource features 100 key words in varieties of Scots from areas including Caithness, Orkney, Shetland and the North East. These are lists of Scots words, phrases and grammatical features.

The lists are particularly useful for illustrating the similarities and differences between varieties of Scots as it is  separated into regional varieties of Scots to help learners at any level boost their Scots vocabulary.

Downloads

Word file: 100 key words in East Central South Scots (832 KB)

Word file: 100 key words in West Central Scots (926 KB)

Word file: 100 key words in Caithness Scots (926 KB)

Word file: 100 key words in North East Scots / Doric (928 KB)

Word file: 100 key words in Orkney Scots (894 KB)

Word file: 100 key words in Shetlandic (929 KB)

Word file: 100 key words in Dundonian Scots (926 KB)

Word file: 100 key words in Gallowa Scots (927 KB)

Word file: 100 key words in Borders Scots (930 KB)