Scots is a member of the West-Germanic-English subgroup of the Indo-European language family spoken by approximately 100,000 people in the Lowlands of Scotland and parts of Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. It is also referred to as Lallans, Doric and Braid Scots. In Ulster it is known as Ullans. A form with strong Scandinavian influences is spoken in Shetland, Orkney and Caithness.
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The Elphinstone Kist
A treasury of Scots language and lore from North East Scotland.
The Scots Language Society
The Scots Language Society was founded in 1972 and exists to promote Scots in literature drama, the media, education and in every day usage.
Introduction to modern Scots orthography, pronunciation, dialects, grammar and idiom, with Scots Reader, Online Scots Dictionary, Clishmaclaiver chat room and links to related materials.
A repository of traditional literature in the language of Lowland Scotland.
Scottish Corpus of Texts and Speech
Internet accessible corpus of texts and speech specifically dedicated to the languages of Scotland.
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