This two-way dictionary (Scots-English/English-Scots) provides:
- Modern Scots, with some literary words likely to be met in stories or poems
- Notes on how to get the most out of your dictionary
- Grammar notes and verb lists
- Spelling guidance
- Help with pronunciation
- A brief history of the Scots language
This new reference book is valuable in its attempt to convey the real viability of Scots vocabulary in many different registers… The ideal reader of the ESD is thus anyone with a genuine interest in the liveliness of languages. Young learners will no doubt be helped by the accessibility of presentation.