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DSL, Dictionaries of the Scots language: Dictionary of the older Scottish tongue (12th-17th) & Scottish national dictionary (since 18th)

Scots-online: Scots-English dictionary

Scots proverbs

Jamieson's dictionary of the Scottish language by John Jamieson & John Johnston, John Longmuir (1867)

Supplement to Jamieson's Scottish dictionary with memoir & introduction (1887)

Desultory notes on Jamieson's Scottish dictionary by James Montgomerie-Fleming (1899)

Etymological dictionary of the Scottish language by John Jamieson & John Longmuir, David Donaldson (1879)

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Scot's dialect dictionary by Alexander Warrack & William Grant (1911)

Dictionary of Lowland Scotch & introduction on the poetry, humour, and literary history of the Scottish language & Scottish proverbs, by Charles Mackay (1888)

Dictionary of the Scottish language by Thomas Brown (1845)

Dictionary of the Scottish idiom in which the significance of the words is given in English and German, by Robert Motherby (1826)

Observations on the Scottish dialect by John Sinclair (1782)

Lowland Scotch as spoken in the lower Strathearn, district of Perthshire, by James Wilson (1915) vocabulary by topics

The dialect of Banffshire with a glossary of words not in Jamieson's Scottish dictionary, by Walter Gregor (1866)

The origin and signification of Scottish surnames with a vocabulary of Christian names, by Clifford Stanley Sims (1862)

Scots language
Scots-online: profile of the Scots language

grammar & usual phrases...

pronunciation & linguistic map

influence of Gaelic

SLD: Scots grammar

 

Investigation sociophonétique de l'anglais en Écosse, the case of Ayr, by Monika Pukli, thesis (2006)

Scottish English and the Scottish vowel length rule, an empirical study of Ayrshire speakers, by Monika Pukli, in Tribune internationale des langues vivantes (2004)

English in early 21st century Scotland, a phonological perspective, by Jacques Durand, in Tribune internationale des langues vivantes (2004)

An examination of the historical development of Scottish English, evolution and devolution, by John Ford, in Tribune internationale des langues vivantes (2004)

Manual of modern Scots by William Grant & James Main Dixon (1921)

The pronunciation of English in Scotland by William Grant (1913)

The dialect of Robert Burns as spoken in central Ayrshire, by James Wilson (1923)

Scandinavian influence on Southern Lowland Scotch by George Tobias (1966)

books about the Scots language : Google books | Internet archive | Academia | Wikipedia

Texts & Literature
Scotstexts: texts & translation in Scots

texts written by Robert Louis Stevenson

traditional songs

Psalms & Book of Proverbs (Bible)

translation of French poems

Rampant Scotland: traditional songs & poems

University of Glascow: Scottish corpus of texts & speech

Robert Burns Country: Robert Burns' poems with a dictionary of Scots words

The complete works of Robert Burns (1865)

Poems, chiefly in the Scottish dialect (1824)

Specimens of Middle Scots (15th-17th) with introduction, notes & glossary, by George Gregory Smith (1902)

Two ancient Scottish poems: The Gaberlunzie-man & Christ's kirk on the green (15th) with notes by John Callander (1782)

The New Testament in Scots, being Purvey's revision of Wycliffe's version turned into Scots by Murfoch Nisbet (16th) (1901) : I & II - III

Some Scots words
guid mornin! good morning!
guid tae see ye! glad to see you!
whit like? how are you?
jist rare very good
guid bye! good bye!
see ye efter! see you later!
A'm sorry I'm sorry
whit a bonnie day what a beautiful day!
that's richt! that's right!
ay / naw yes / no
the day today
the morn tomorow
the noo now
the nicht this night
Holidays in Scotland
Ne'er day New year's day
Burns' Nicht Burns supper: Robert Burns' birthday, the 25th of January, 1759
Cannlemas Candlemas
Fastern’s een Shrove Tuesday
Pace Easter
Beltane Mayday
Whissunday Whitsun
Lammas August, 1st
Hallae een Hallowe'en
Yuil Een Christmas Eve
Yuil Christmas, Yule
Hogmanay New year's eve
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